Why Bayada Is Reconsidering How It Deals With Home Health Patients Under MA Plans

At a macro level, home health organizations are struggling with Medicare Advantage (MA) for two main reasons: benefit design and reimbursement. In order to build stronger relationships with MA plans, agencies are undergoing a strategic shift in their service offerings to meet the unique challenges posed by MA patients. Those shifts include partnering with other […]

Why Medicaid HCBS Providers May Pull Their Business From Unfavorable Markets

Between the increase to the Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (FMAP) match and American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds, home- and community-based services (HCBS) providers had a safety net. In 2024, providers will need to prepare for a very different environment that does not include these financial buffers. “We’ve had success in many states, over the last […]

Bayada, FirstLight, Aveanna Leaders Divulge Their Best Tech Investment Tips

For home-based care providers, investing in technology is complicated, cumbersome and necessary. One of the most difficult issues for leaders is sifting through all of the solutions out there and choosing the ones that fit their businesses. That’s why, before considering what technology to invest in, providers should map out their overarching strategies. “First, let’s […]

‘You Can Complain About It, Or Lean In’: Top Home Health Leaders Brace For 2024

With the start of a new year, home health leaders are looking ahead and identifying their top priorities. Some of these areas of focus will directly address last year’s challenges, and some are proactive measures that will place them ahead. At Bayada Home Health Care, these priorities include focusing on the employee experience, as well […]

Top Home Health Trends For 2024

In 2023, the decreasing influence of COVID-19 did not mitigate the overall operating pressures home health providers were forced to face. In the new year, there still remains plenty of opportunity, but much to work through to tap into that opportunity. More proposed rate cuts to home health reimbursement are expected from the Centers for […]