Brookdale Asks Court to Again Reject Charges in $35 Million Fraud Case

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to uphold a November 2015 decision rejecting a nurse’s False Claims Act lawsuit against the company for home health billing practices. The suit, brought by nurse Marjorie Prather, alleged that Brookdale engaged in fraudulent Medicare billing for home health services. The […]

Conflicting Home Health Star Ratings Lead to Confusion

Between two recently introduced ways of rating home health agencies, those looking for home health care might find conflicting results. Take Brookdale Senior Living, for example. Four of its home health agencies in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Rhode Island earned a top score of five stars based on data they submitted related to quality of patient […]

Top 10 Largest Home Health Providers

Providers across the spectrum are tapping into the home health market to expand their services across multiple facets of care, as evidenced by LexisNexis’ 2015 rankings of the leading home health agencies in the United States. Released Wednesday, the LexisNexis 2015 Top 100 Home Health and Hospice Agencies Rankings is a report that ranks Medicare-certified home health providers by national […]

Senior Living Giant’s Home Health Agencies Rank in Nation’s Top 25%

The nation’s largest senior living provider, Brookdale Senior Living, is proving to be a force to be reckoned with in the home health care industry. Nine of the provider’s home health agencies have been ranked among the top 25% of agencies in the United States, according to the ninth annual HomeCare Elite list, compiled by National […]

Branching into Home Care Tech: Senior Living’s Future?

Senior living providers who want to stay dominant in the conversation about caring for the aging population need to take advantage of technology platforms and products that aid aging in place rather than view them as unwelcome competition.  Adding in-home service line extensions using innovative technology is a way to build brand loyalty and expand […]