Brookdale Reorganization to Impact 58 Health Care Services Jobs

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) is closing a Brentwood, Tennessee, satellite office near its headquarters. In total, the closure will impact 58 jobs within Brookdale’s health care services division, which includes home health and hospice care. With its home health segment lagging behind, the company announced there would be a shake-up on a Q4 […]

Brookdale Planning to ‘Reorganize’ Home Health Operations

Despite an overall solid fourth-quarter performance that sent the company’s stock soaring on Wednesday, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) is still watching its home health segment lag behind. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale is one of the country’s largest owners and operators of private-pay senior living communities. The company operates 763 owned, leased and managed senior […]

Home Health Executive Forecast: 2020 Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

From the monumental Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and the unexpected pre-payment phaseout to the expanding Review Choice Demonstration (RCD), 2019 was a whirlwind year for the home health industry. Those three regulatory hurdles — and other changes — likely set up an even more chaotic year in 2020. Home health industry insiders and top executives […]

Aging in Place Positioned to ‘Upend’ Senior Housing

More than three out of every four Americans age 50 and older say they prefer to remain in their current community — and likely their individual homes — for as long as possible, according to AARP statics. Combined with technologies that enable aging in place, that preference is positioned to “upend” the U.S. senior housing […]

CEO Baier: Brookdale ‘Disappointed’ with Home Health Business

Home health care has not been a bright spot for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), one of the country’s largest owners and operators of private-pay senior living communities. Instead of helping to drive growth for the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company, home health services have actually been a major letdown, according to President and CEO Lucinda […]

Addus Eyes Strategic Acquisitions Ahead of Medicare Advantage Expansion

Coming off of a strong second quarter, Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) is looking at a busy pipeline for the remainder of the year, executives predicted on a Q2 earnings call Tuesday. Such acquisitions will play an increasingly important role in better positioning the Frisco, Texas-based provider for Medicare Advantage (MA) partnership development in the […]

Home Health Revenue Down as Brookdale Shifts Case Mix for PDGM

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) saw its home health revenue decrease by more than 7% in 2018 compared to the previous year, though it stabilized somewhat during the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company’s most recent quarter. The year-over-year drop was largely due to Brookdale’s intentional efforts to shift its case mix toward lower-rate managed care ahead […]