Home Health Care News January 19, 2022
Andrew Donlan

Medicare Advantage (MA) has been viewed over the last few years as a new space for home-based care providers to generate revenue.

Changes have allowed MA plans to pay for additional at-home services, whether through primarily health-related benefits or Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI).

Those changes aren’t major on the surface, and adoption hasn’t been as swift as some would like. But that shouldn’t deter MA interest for home-based care providers, Andy Friedell, the founder and CEO of healthAlign, said at the Home Health Care News Home Care Conference in December. 

“We have pretty good insight into what you see take place over a period of time when these public policy changes occur,” Friedell said. “And to...

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