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Will the MDS ever go away?

Will the MDS ever go away?

As the industry moves from fee-for-service to the episodic world of care, much emphasis has been placed on understanding how payment systems work over the past couple of decades. This view evaluates outcomes at the close of an episode, before the checks get cut.

Study highlights cost-effectiveness of home healthcare as post-acute setting

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When home healthcare is used as the first post-acute care setting after a hospital stay, it was found to be the most cost-effective care setting, new research suggests.