Happy Monday, Home Health Care News readers! We had a snowy weekend in Chicago. Before you settle into the workweek, take a minute to catch up on all things home health and home care with our must-read news. Keep reading to see our top stories from last week.
This week, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) is completing its transition to its new name—from its previous company name of HealthSouth. The name change was previously announced last year. Encompass is launching a new website and logo on Feb. 6.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced non-skilled in-home care will be included as a supplemental benefit in Medicare Advantage plans in 2019.
After a year of transformative mergers and acquisitions in 2017, the deals of 2018 are likely to include a more diverse set of buyers on the hunt for home health and hospice.
Written by Amy Baxter