VITAS Healthcare Can Help Health Plans & Private Insurers

VITAS Healthcare helps health plans and private insurance groups mitigate financial risk by improving outcomes and elevating care quality and value-based outcomes. The right care, at the right time, at the right place: VITAS creates a seamless care transition between the acute-care setting and the home.

What VITAS Can Do For Your Health Plan and Insurance Group:

  • Reduce beneficiary spend:
    • Once a Medicare Advantage patient elects hospice, care related to the terminal diagnosis is paid under the Medicare Hospice Benefit
    • VITAS provides and manages all medications, supplies and equipment related to the terminal diagnosis
  • Administer personalized care plans that improve patients’ quality of life, resulting in higher CAHPS® scores and meeting multiple HEDIS® benchmarks
  • Reduce:
    • 911 calls and ED utilization
    • Hospital readmissions
    • Critical care unit utilization
    • Length-of-stay (LOS) metrics
    • In-hospital morbidity and mortality
    • Overall bed-day reductions

Your Health Plan Members Benefit From: 

  • Expert medical care, pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support 
  • In-home hospice care, whether home is a private residence, nursing home or assisted living community 
  • Admissions staff and interdisciplinary groups that are available 24/7/365, including evenings, weekends and holidays 
  • An average of five-plus visits per patient/per week by VITAS’ interdisciplinary hospice team 
  • 24-hour access to VITAS staff via our virtual care centers and mobile app 
  • Shifts of continuous care in the patient’s home, when medically appropriate, until symptoms are under control 
  • All home medical equipment, medications and supplies that pertain to the terminal illness 
  • Emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family 
  • Bereavement support for the family by VITAS staff for up to 13 months following a patient’s death 

We Offer Health Plans and Private Insurers:

  • High-quality hospice care for your members 
  • Customized reporting
  • Interoperability for patient information sharing
  • Centralized billing/contract administration
  • Comprehensive, free, professional continuing education 

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