‘This Is What Patients Want’: Home-Based Care Model Lowers Total Cost of Care by 44%

A new report from Washington, D.C.-based health care consulting firm Avalere Health is shining a brighter light on home-based care and its ability to drastically lower total cost of care. Released Tuesday, the report takes a comprehensive look at Hartford, Connecticut-based CareCentrix, a health-at-home solutions company that manages care for 17.5 million members through its […]

CareCentrix CEO: Don’t Bet Against ‘the Empire’ of Institutional Health Care Providers

The U.S. health care system has rapidly accelerated away from hospitals, nursing homes and brick-and-mortar facilities over the past year. As a result, more attention and resources have been given to home-based care organizations, a trend that will likely continue in 2021. But that isn’t entirely guaranteed, according to CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll. Hospitals and […]

Disrupt Podcast #40: John Driscoll of CareCentrix

The 40th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll to talk about emerging health care trends and his company’s plans for 2021. Originally founded in 1996 by major home health provider Gentiva, CareCentrix is a national at-home care […]

Top Home Health Trends for 2021

“Nobody knows what the future holds” has been one of the biggest lessons learned during the COVID-19 emergency. But even as the home health industry plays its part in responding to new infection spikes across parts of the country, it has never been more important to stay ahead of the curve. To remain competitive in […]

Anthem Reportedly in Talks to Buy CareCentrix

Dealmaking rumors continue to swirl this week. In the latest piece of M&A gossip, Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is reportedly in “late-stage” talks to acquire the PE-backed CareCentrix, according to PE Hub. Rumors of a possible CareCentrix deal come just days after reports surfaced about Centerbridge Partners and Vistria Group going after Wellspring Capital Management’s […]

CareCentrix Adds Aetna Medicaid Vet, Expands Service Offerings to Health Plans

CareCentrix — a care management company that focuses on home-based care — has brought on a long-time managed care veteran to expand its service offerings to Managed Medicaid health plans. Hartford, Connecticut-based CareCentrix provides post-acute care and discharge management services, plus durable medical equipment (DME) and home-based care services. Moving forward, Scott Markovich will serve […]

CareCentrix Expands into Palliative Care with Turn-Key Health Acquisition

CareCentrix — a care management company that focuses on home-based care — announced Monday it has acquired palliative care company Turn-Key Health. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hartford, Connecticut-based CareCentrix provides post-acute care services, discharge management, durable medical equipment (DME) and home-based care services. A portfolio company of Consonance Capital Partners, […]

Home Care Assistance Expands Leadership Team; CareCentrix Appoints NHPCO’s Edo Banach to Advisory Board

Home Care Assistance expands leadership team San Francisco-based Home Care Assistance is expanding its executive team. Ty Shay will serve as president of the in-home care provider moving forward, while Michael Schantz will serve as chief financial officer. Home Care Assistance is an international company that provides hourly home care, 24-hour care and hospital-to-home services, […]