Home health providers have had to adjust how they deliver care and take care of themselves in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Provider groups that specialize in home care delivery are still sending healthcare workers to treat patients in their homes but have adopted new innovations, including telehealth and increased testing, to ensure safety.
A report provided exclusively (PDF) to FierceHealthcarefrom the Better Medicare Alliance, which advocates for Medicare Advantage (MA) policies, shares how many of its members including providers, insurers and nonprofits are making new innovations in patient care.
One of the providers profiled in the report is ConcertoHealth, a group that provides individual care to at-risk populations, which is continuing to offer in-person, field-based care to frail and vulnerable patients in their homes.Full Article (external)
ConcertoHealth Inc. is the leading risk-bearing provider of field-based complex care for persistently high-cost and rising-risk populations. The company’s multidisciplinary care teams meet patients where they are, with the care they need, whether in the home or hospital. The ConcertoHealth care model improves overall health quality and outcomes with a track record of reducing hospital admits by 47%, readmits by 40% and ER visits by 16% for the most frail and vulnerable populations in America, benefiting patients, payers and provider networks alike.