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The Top Trends in Home Health Care for 2019

January 13, 2019 / Robert Holly

2018 was a banner year for the Medicare-certified home health care industry. Big providers got even larger through creative mergers and acquisitions. Admissions and utilization numbers held strong. New telehealth opportunities started to emerge. And, in general, revenues remained high. The upcoming year brings much uncertainty, however, with the main culprit being the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). PDGM is likely going to dominate the home health care conversation for much of 2019, but don’t look past these other important trends. Check out trends in the non-medical home care industry as well, which Home Health Care News covered in a previous story.