Home Care Company Best of Care Acquires Barton’s Angels

The home care provider Best of Care is expanding its portfolio once again, this time on its 43rd anniversary. On Wednesday, the company announced that it had acquired Barton’s Angels, also a home care provider. Best of Care has diversified its portfolio through acquisition over recent years. Through TUCKed In Eldercare, it offers care management. […]

CVS Leveraging Health Care Services Segment To ‘Leapfrog’ Its Peers

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) held its investor day Tuesday, which included company leaders’ ambitious plan for the future. That plan includes a synchronization of its health care delivery arm with the rest of the enterprise, and that health care delivery arm, of course, includes home-based health care. “We said we wanted to be in primary […]

Walmart Reportedly Interested In Reviving Humana Deal Talks

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) remained in the headlines Friday, this time after being linked to Walmart (NYSE: WMT) in potential deal talks. Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Cigna Group (NYSE: CI) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have already been in touch about a potential combination. But on Friday morning, the research advisory company […]

How A Cigna-Humana Combination Could Alter Home-Based Care In The US

This article is a part of your HHCN+ Membership Over the last week, a potential Cigna Group (NYSE: CI) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) combination has gone from a rumor to a real possibility. After I reported on the topic for Home Health Care News on Tuesday, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal confirmed that […]

Rumors Swirl Around Potential Cigna Group-Humana Combination

Rumors suggesting that Cigna Group (NYSE: CI) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are in talks to combine are swirling. Nothing is official yet, but the combination of two of the largest insurers in the country would have significant ripple effects on the home health industry, for a variety of reasons. On Nov. 6, Reuters first […]

As 2024 Nears, Large Home Health Providers Are Cementing Their MA Strategies

Home health providers’ battle for fair reimbursement from Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will be a “generational battle,” and not one they will win overnight. But, at least for larger home health providers, their strategies in that battle are much more definitive than they were even a few years ago.  Luke James, the president of VitalCaring, […]