Value-Based Care Capabilities Already Becoming ‘Table Stakes’ For Home-Based Care Providers

In order to be successful moving forward, home-based care providers will need to understand the value-based care landscape and be prepared to operate in this space. That’s one key takeaway from a new report released by Transcend Strategy Group, an at-home care-focused growth strategy firm. The report is an overview of value-based care’s history, as […]

In Rapidly Changing Value-Based Care Landscape, Home-Based Care Providers Facing Crunchtime

Home-based care providers avoiding the shift to value-based care are running out of time and excuses. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants 100% of traditional Medicare beneficiaries and the “vast majority of Medicaid beneficiaries” in accountable care relationships by 2030. Home health providers are already under the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) […]

Vistria-Backed Value-Based Care ‘Enabler’ tango Helping Providers Get Paid For Total Cost Of Care

tango is on the front lines when it comes to re-defining the dynamic between home health providers and conveners. So much so that the company has dropped the convener descriptor and instead considers itself an enabler. “We’re really after ensuring that providers and payers, or risk-bearing entities, are aligned, and driven to the same objectives,” […]

Facing The Future: Home Health Providers Gear Up For 2024’s Value-Based Care, M&A Landscapes

Home-based care providers have faced many headwinds over the past few years. They’ll continue to do so in 2024. But uncertainty has also plagued providers, and there may be less of that this year. Providers know the threat of fee-for-service Medicare cuts. They know Medicare Advantage (MA) penetration is an unstoppable force. They know staffing […]

Changing Payment Dynamics Are Forcing Home-Based Care Providers To Level Up In Value-Based Care

Generally, staffing has taken the cake as the No. 1 issue home-based care providers are facing heading into any year. But, in 2024, changing payment dynamics have become a formidable rival to recruiting and retention concerns. When home-based care professionals were tasked with providing the “greatest challenge” facing them in the new year, 58% responded […]

‘You Want A Value-Based Care Strategy’: Tips For Home Health Providers In A Managed Care World

Generally, home health agencies have expressed dissatisfaction with payment rates and reimbursement policies set by managed care companies. Negotiations around rates can often be contentious. In 2024, however, providers can win with the correct focuses in mind. “You don’t want a managed care strategy; you want a value-based care strategy,” Anne Tumlinson, founder and CEO […]

Humana’s Plans For Value-Based Care, Home Health M&A

Over the years, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been vocal about prioritizing value-based care. On Wednesday, it released its annual “Value-Based Care Report,” which affirms why its been crucial to the company’s Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries. Overall, MA members who are getting care through value-based arrangements received more time with their primary care physician. These […]

‘Plans Are Very Bullish’ On Addus’ Value-Based Care Proposals, Leaders Say

Despite the fee-for-service rate environment, Addus Homecare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) is bullish long term on home health care, which represents its smallest segment of business. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. What Addus is really in on is home health care alongside personal care, which it can offer across Illinois, New Mexico and Tennessee. […]