Business Briefs: HomeHero Founder Launches Telehealth Company

HomeHero Founder Launches Telehealth Company  HomeHero, the venture-backed home care startup that shocked the industry by announcing it was closing earlier this year, is rebranding as an integrative medicine telehealth company called “Harvey.” The new company will offer virtual consultations with functional and naturopathic doctors, in-home lab testing and “natural treatments” to help patients with chronic health conditions, wrote CEO […]

AccentCare Acquires Sta-Home, Enters Mississippi Market

AccentCare, a home health and hospice provider with about 140 locations in 11 states, has entered Mississippi for the first time by acquiring Sta-Home Home Health & Hospice. Based in the state capital of Jackson, Sta-Home describes itself as Mississippi’s largest home health provider, serving about 19,000 patients each year. The acquisition by AccentCare was […]

Business Briefs: Always Best Care Adds Skilled Home Care

Carter Healthcare Expands Florida Service Area Carter Healthcare, a home health provider based in Oklahoma City, acquired Recovery Home Care District 3 in The Villages, Florida. The property was added to Carter Healthcare February 29. With the addition of The Villages, Carter Healthcare now serves 12 communities in six districts in Florida. “We are very […]

Hospice to Shell Out $3 Million for Alleged Medicare Fraud

Guardian Hospice of Georgia LLC, Guardian Home Care Holdings Inc. and AccentCare Inc—collectively known as Guardian, a for-profit company that provides hospice services in Atlanta, Georgia—agreed to pay $3 million following allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare for hospice patients who were not terminally ill. The Justice Department announced the settlement resolves allegations […]

Addus, Other Home Care Providers Form Lobbying Group

Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS) and other national home care provider organizations have established a new coalition intended to advance the integrity and delivery of cost-effective, high-quality Medicaid home-based care. The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care was created to address changing dynamics in the delivery of Medicaid home-based care, such as a dramatic increase in beneficiaries through the […]

AccentCare, UC San Diego Form Joint Venture Home Health Company

A joint venture between UC San Diego Health System and Dallas-based AccentCare, Inc. will create a jointly owned home health agency serving patients in San Diego, Calif. and its surrounding communities, the organizations announced Tuesday. The new agency aims to provide a comprehensive continuum of care after patients have been discharged from the hospital in […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Procura’s New CEO

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Josh Luke Joins Health Dimensions Group as National Advisor  Health Dimensions Group (HDG) recently announced that Josh Luke has […]