Transitional Care

When you refer a patient to Foster Home Healthcare, you can trust that we will quickly continue your good care in the patients home.

Because of our extensive experience, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities post-acute care poses for hospitals and health systems discharging patients back to home. We work with our partners to implement a robust post-acute care strategy that improves patient outcomes and maximizes operational efficiency. Referred patients will seamlessly transition from your discharging facility to home. We are here to make your referral job easier so you may enjoy the peace of mind that comes with partnering with a home healthcare leader.

Physician, SNF, ALF and Hospital Referrals
Over the next year, U.S. hospitals will forfeit about $280 million in Medicare funding due to high readmission rates. And by 2014, the government will triple the maximum readmissions penalty — up to 3 percent of Medicare payments.

An effective post-acute care strategy has never been more important to your hospital. We have the tools and resources you need to reduce readmissions and keep your Medicare reimbursement whole.

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The large gaps in care that exist for patients and their caregivers during critical transitions can lead to adverse events, unmet needs, low satisfaction with care, and high rehospitalization rates. A beginning body of science exists that includes promising innovations aimed at improving the quality of care for chronically ill older adults during critical transitions.

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