The ROI of Caregiver Training

From technology and onboarding to company policies and procedures, training is the industry-agnostic backbone of every process and job function within an organization. However, in a highly regulated industry like home-based care, which is facing some of the greatest staffing pressures in recent history, the role of training expands beyond the walls of the organization, […]

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, […]

Train to Retain: How to Build a Strategy Around Training

Recruitment and retention pose formidable challenges for home-based care operations, and every aspect of the employee experience — from onboarding to career pathing — offers new opportunities to mitigate the impact of today’s staffing crisis. Training is a key focal point, and with the pervasive integration of innovative technology across the industry, many providers are […]

Hindered By The Labor Environment, Aveanna’s Home Health Segment Struggles Continue

The home health and hospice segments of Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAH) continue to struggle. Nevertheless, company leaders strongly believe in those segments’ long-term value proposition. “Our home health and hospice platform, which is primed for growth, is dedicated to creating value through effective operational management and the delivery of exceptional patient care,” Matt […]

Aveanna CFO David Afshar To Resign

Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAH) CFO David Afshar is resigning, the company announced Thursday. Afshar — who is also Aveanna’s principal accounting officer and principal financial officer — will exit officially on July 7. He is pursuing other opportunities and the move is not due to any disagreements with Aveanna management, policies or practices, […]

Aveanna Leaders On Finding The ‘Right Payers’ To Work With

Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAH) hopes to double the amount of preferred payers it is in business with in 2023. It also defined what a preferred payer was, from its leaders’ eyes. “Payers that support value-based care by offering us an above-market reimbursement rate and value-based payments in exchange for proven savings,” Aveanna CEO […]