Home Health Care News June 28, 2022
Andrew Donlan

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are taking steps to improve oncology care and primary care this week.

While both are not directly related to home-based care, the federal government pushing this should pique providers’ interest. After all, both primary and oncology care have been woven into the home-based care landscape more and more over the last few years.

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) Monday, which intends to “transform care for cancer patients, reduce spending and improve quality of care.”

The model’s design, according to CMMI, will test how to best place cancer patients at the center of a...

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Topics: CMS, Govt Agencies, HHS, Insurance, Medicare, Payment Models, Primary care, Provider, Value Based
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