Upcoming Webinar: Supporting Higher Levels of Care in Hospice

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST Register Now With governmental scrutiny on the rise, how can hospices keep their doors open and ensure high quality care and compliance, while managing daily operations? Hospice agencies may also be fearful that an audit will result from submitting a claim for a higher level of care. The ability […]

Upcoming Webinar: Supporting Higher Levels of Care in Hospice

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST Register Now With governmental scrutiny on the rise, how can hospices keep their doors open and ensure high quality care and compliance, while managing daily operations? Hospice agencies may also be fearful that an audit will result from submitting a claim for a higher level of care. The ability […]

Upcoming Webinar: Supporting Higher Levels of Care in Hospice

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST Register Now With governmental scrutiny on the rise, how can hospices keep their doors open and ensure high quality care and compliance, while managing daily operations? Hospice agencies may also be fearful that an audit will result from submitting a claim for a higher level of care. The ability […]

Catch Up on the Latest Episodes of Disrupt

Episode #7 of Disrupt: Randy Klein Listen to our conversation with Hometeam CEO Randy Klein and learn about: His background as senior vice president of partner development for Remedy Partners, his work in operations with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit community-based health care organizations. The switch of […]

As Home Health Lags, Hospice a Bright Spot for Brookdale

The growth of its hospice segment during the third quarter of 2018 was a bright spot for Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), the largest owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The same can’t be said for the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company’s home health business, which continues to lag behind expectations. Brookdale […]

Addus Makes Medicare Advantage Headway, to Acquire VIP Health Care Services

Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a New York-based home care provider and is positioning itself to fully capitalize on “exciting” new Medicare Advantage (MA) opportunities over the next several years. Addus President and CEO Dirk Allison discussed his company’s latest acquisition, its MA plans and third-quarter financial results […]

LHC Group CEO: Organic Growth Strong, PDGM to Spur Acquisition Opportunities

Home health, hospice and personal care giant LHC Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) missed its expected revenue mark in an otherwise strong third quarter of 2018. Despite the miss, analysts are encouraged by the Lafayette, Louisiana-based company’s organic growth outlook and its ability to withstand the looming overhaul to the home health payment system. LHC Group […]

Hospital, Home-Based Admissions Rise for Vitas Healthcare

Hospital and home-based admissions for Vitas Healthcare — the hospice business of Chemed Corporation (NYSE: CHE) — increased during the third quarter of 2018, while nursing home and assisted-living facility admissions declined. Gains in hospital and home-based admissions largely overshadowed losses from the two other care settings, however, leading to sturdy Q3 financial results for […]

Amedisys CEO: Coming Payment Rule Won’t Be ‘Game Over’ in PDGM Battle

Bolstered by healthy growth across all three of its business lines, Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) achieved strong financial results in the third quarter of 2018. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based home health, hospice and personal care company expects that momentum to continue, even as it faces regulatory headwinds coming from the potential new payment overhaul known […]