Home Health Care News June 27, 2021
Home care providers looking to form partnerships with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will need to leverage the right data to pull the mission off successfully.
The past several years have seen a continued expansion of MA plans.
In 2018, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that allowed for non-medical in-home care services to become a benefit under MA plans. The following year, CMS widened the scope of this mandate.
More than 750 plans offered home care benefits in 2021. Industry insiders anticipate that the number of MA plans offering these benefits will increase in 2022.
This environment presents a lucrative opportunity for home care providers.
“If providers can capture just 1% of overall...