We understand there is no “one size fits all” approach to an effective post-acute care strategy. We’ll provide a customized solution designed to build on your organization’s strengths and maximize growth opportunities in your market. We’re comfortable implementing a wide variety of partnership models. Whether your organization already operates home health and/or hospice locations or whether you’re just beginning to explore post-acute care ownership as part of the care continuum, we can help.
As your post-acute care partner, we’ll not only achieve short-term financial success but also deliver long-term value. By optimizing your post-acute care cost structure and implementing our proven operational model, we’ll make your current post-acute care operation more efficient and profitable. We’ll also cultivate new business by extending your acute-care brand into the marketplace, successfully increasing market share from non-hospital-based admissions. Through this two-pronged approach of cost-optimization and growth, post-acute care will become an integral part of your organization’s operations and deliver value to your stakeholders.
We believe that innovative technologies, including point-of-care devices, are key to ensuring efficient processes and effective patient care.
Through our evidence-based care transition program and aggressive patient monitoring, LHC Group has achieved a 30-day readmission rate significantly better than the national average of 20 percent. Our proven strategy to reduce preventable readmissions to your hospital includes:
- Care coordination from the hospital to the home
- Front-loaded visits and medication reconciliation
- Disease management programs for patients living with chronic conditions
- Patient education to “Call Us First” to promote early intervention through skilled triage
Our company’s robust compliance program has been widely recognized as a model for the industry. Key initiatives include our comprehensive training and education program through which all LHC Group employees complete intensive compliance training annually – and all new employees undergo detailed compliance training within the first 60 days of employment. We also conduct rigorous auditing and monitoring in each of our agencies on an ongoing basis, and every employee is encouraged to report compliance concerns via our IntegrityLine compliance hotline.