CMS: Pre-Claim Could Cost Home Health Industry $40 Million Annually

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has—once again—identified Illinois as ground zero for its newly proposed trial run of the pre-claim review demonstration (PCRD) for home health. Other key details of the resurrected model are also starting to emerge, including the proposal’s potential $40 million annual price tag for home health agencies. Under CMS’ […]

Home Health Crystal Ball: Executives Predict the Future of 2017

Across the country, executives are trying to get a grip on what 2017 will bring for home health and home care. Despite great uncertainty surrounding an extensive transition of power at virtually all government levels, there are some signs and predictions executives are betting on. From the potential for a rollback in regulations to the […]

Editor’s Picks: Independence Day Edition

It’s nearly time to break out the fireworks and throw the hot dogs on the grill. Before the 4th of July weekend was upon us, we were eager to bring our readers all the latest happenings in the home health industry. One of the nation’s largest home health care companies made a splash by announcing […]

Bayada to Transfer Ownership to New Foundation, Forgoing Sale

One of the top ten largest U.S. home health companies is giving away its business to a newly created charity organization in what might be the first succession plan of its kind for the home health care industry. Founder and President of Pennsylvania-based Bayada Home Health Care, J. Mark Baiada, has decided his “Lasting Legacy Plan” […]

Bayada Invests $10 Million More into India Home Health Expansion

U.S.-based Bayada Home Health Care Inc. recently announced a $10 million investment into a home health provider in India it which it owns a stake, with plans to expand the company’s regional presence.  The multi-million dollar investment into India Home Health Care Pvt. Ltd. comes following Bayada’s October 2013 purchase of a 26% stake in the company.  Philadelphia-based […]