Our recent analysis of Medicare Fee-For-Service claims data continues to confirm what we have believed for years—post-acute care plays an essential role in reducing unnecessary healthcare spend in the U.S.
Shifts towards value-based care and an influx of baby boomer beneficiaries promises a multitude of opportunities for home health, hospice, and skilled nursing organizations to grow. However, staffing challenges threaten to strain the PAC industry to its breaking point, creating a cascade of effects for health systems, ACOs, and others.
Our full analysis and commentary will be published in the Post-Acute Care Industry Trend Report in late March. In the meantime, we’re sharing a few of the initial trends that emerged in our analysis.