Daily Archives: January 28, 2020

PDGM: Please Don’t Get Mad   Healthcare is interesting!  While evolving with technology, services, professions, and systems, cost and reimbursement find themselves consistently under fire.  Some may say that United States Healthcare System is broken, some may say it works, but, regardless, it is changing!  Some of the most recent changes were implemented in October and January, including models coined as Patient Driven.  At first glance, they don’t seem too bad, but after further review, they pose a number of challenges for both patients and providers! PDGM, or Patient-Driven Groupings Model, was rolled out on January 1st for all home healthcare providers and patients with Medicare Part A insurance.  While being phrased as Patient-Driven, it actually limits access to care!  Your initial reaction may be… WHAT?  HOW COULD THEY DO THAT?  And while you’re not wrong (we had the same reaction!), we chose to stay dynamic and pivot in the…

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