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AAHCM Launches “Power of Home Care Medicine” Documentary

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To help spread awareness of the power of home care medicine, AAHCM partnered with Information Matrix, producers of a series of award-winning educational videos to create a documentary entitled “The Power of Home Care Medicine.” The documentary is available as both a full length, six-minute version and an abridged, one-minute version.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Healthcare, In the Home, Seniors,

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18-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST
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AAHCM Announces the 2019 Membership Award Winners at the Annual Meeting

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The awards recognize organizations and individuals who have shown outstanding achievement and contributions to the Academy and the field of home care medicine.

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12-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 12:00 AM EST

AAHCM Shares Success from 2019 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Home Care Medicine

With over 450 attendees, this meeting provides health care professionals with training and education on the unique aspects of providing home-based medical care as well as an understanding of how to sustain these medical practices.

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7-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST
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AAHCM Applauds Year 5 Results of Medicare Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration

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The Academy is pleased to share that the Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration Year 5 practice expenditures were $33.5 million below Medicare spending targets. Over the 5 years of the demonstration, the IAHC practices have generated a total of about $100 million in savings and high-quality care for Medicare.

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4-Nov-2019 12:35 PM EST
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The John A. Hartford Foundation Awards Grant to American Academy of Home Care Medicine for Development and Dissemination of a Home-Based Primary Care National Practice Directory

American Academy of Home Care Medicine

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) is thrilled to announce that The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) has awarded AAHCM a $340,000 grant to create a Home-Based Primary Care National Practice Directory. The John A. Hartford Foundation has also made grants for a Workforce and Education initiative from the Home-Centered Care Institute (HCCI) and a national Learning Collaborative for Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care.

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14-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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AAHCM Applauds Results of Year 4 Medicare Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration

American Academy of Home Care Medicine

The Academy is pleased to share that the Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration saved Medicare approximately $33 million in Year 4, or about $384 per beneficiary per month (PBPM). This follows savings from Years 1-3 that, when combined with Year 4, amount to about $63 million in savings and high-quality care for Medicare. These results highlight the value of a home-based primary care (HBPC) model to serve complex, frail elders, with an emphasis on a high-touch and high-tech mobile team care.

Channels: Aging, Government/Law, Healthcare, Seniors, U.S. Politics,

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13-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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AAHCM Supports New CMMI Payment Models that Strengthen Primary Care for People with Complex Chronic Illness

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The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) strongly supports the CMS announcement today of the Primary Cares Initiative, which offers two new payment paths to promote primary care of Medicare patients with complex, advanced illness.

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22-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) Awards Major Policy Grant to American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM)

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Funds are for payment reform that will drive sustainability of home care medicine, growth in the field, and access to care for those in need.

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29-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Registration Now Open for American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting

American Academy of Home Care Medicine

The 2018 AAHCM Annual Meeting, held October 26-27, will convene academic leaders, policy authorities, and Veterans Administration (VA), clinical, and operational experts to bring to life the new opportunities in the field of home care medicine.

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22-Jun-2018 8:55 AM EDT
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American Academy of Home Care Medicine Applauds Extension of Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration

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The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) applauds Congressional leaders for including a two-year extension of the successful Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed by the President.

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13-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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