In case you missed it, here are the most popular stories grabbing Home Health Care News readers’ attention this week:
Home Care Providers Win Over Reluctant Clients with Short Visits, Light Touch — While many seniors agree they prefer to age in place, not all are eager to become home care agency clients. Providers are implementing innovative programs to expand their client base and engage these reluctant seniors.
VNA Leader: Home Health Care’s ‘Sputnik Moment’ Is Now — Dr. Steven Landers, president and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Inc., chats with HHCN about the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly shifting home care landscape and the promise of technology and innovation in the space.
Home Health Owner Gets 10 Years, $13 Million Fine for Fraud — A scheme involving paying kickbacks and bribes is landing a former health care company owner a sentence of 10 years in prison and a $13.8 million fine.
LHC Group to Deepen ACO Ties — With Caution — One of the nation’s largest home health providers is boasting great success through a relatively conservative approach toward accountable care organizations (ACOs) and managed care.
Written by Cassandra Dowell