TITLE

Home health agencies prepare for performance plan

AUTHOR(S)
Benedetti, Marti
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;1/19/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that several home health agencies in Southeast Michigan are taking steps to boost quality of care in case a home health pay-for-performance program under Medicare becomes a reality. The demonstration program is being tested in seven states by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The seven states are Connecticut, Massachusetts, Illinois, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and California.
ACCESSION #
36346165

 

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