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The Future of Post-Acute Care Post-Pandemic. Are We Prepared?

According to a recent study, post-acute care (PAC) patient volumes decreased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of elective surgeries and decrease in non-urgent hospital admissions were the biggest drivers for provider loss of revenue.  This was in part spurred on by the CMS guidelines recommending the cancellation or postponement of elective, non-essential procedures […]

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Building a Trusted Post-Acute Network Improves Patient Outcomes and Lowers Costs

Two recent reports have determined that building an effective post-acute care network will help healthcare systems improve patient outcomes while reducing costs and spending variations. Analysis from The Institute of Medicine and a Deloitte survey both indicate that—in order to succeed in value-based care—health systems need to establish a trusted, narrow network of high-quality, post-acute care partners. Not […]

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Medicaid and SNF

Post-Acute Providers Need to Act Now to Offset Potential Medicaid Cuts

Many healthcare professionals – especially those connected to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) – are extremely worried about the proposed tax plan coming out of the House of Representatives. The House recently passed a $4.1 trillion budget plan that promises deep cuts to social programs, including removing nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid’s budget over the next […]

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