The Top Trends in Home Health Care for 2019

2018 was a banner year for the Medicare-certified home health care industry. Big providers got even larger through creative mergers and acquisitions. Admissions and utilization numbers held strong. New telehealth opportunities started to emerge. And, in general, revenues remained high. The upcoming year brings much uncertainty, however, with the main culprit being the Patient-Driven Groupings […]

Movers & Shakers: CellTrak, FirstLight Home Care

CellTrak Welcomes New Addition to Executive Leadership Team Schaumburg, Illinois-based CellTrak Technologies, a provider of care delivery management solutions for the home care industry, has appointed Cheryl Reid-Haughian as its new vice president of clinical informatics. As one of CellTrak’s industry advisors, Reid-Haughian will assist in developing content for the industry, customers and CellTrak staff […]

Home-Based Care Program is a $25 Million Success for Medicare

There’s now more evidence that robust in-home care can improve health outcomes while lowering costs to the U.S. health care system. A demonstration program to increase in-home primary care for patients with chronic conditions netted $25 million in savings for Medicare in its first year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The […]