Accra Names New COO; ConcertoCare Hires Chief Growth Officer

Accra executive lands promotion Accra has promoted Susan Morgan to the role of chief operating officer. The Minnetonka-based Accra is the largest provider of home care services in Minnesota. Among its offerings, the nonprofit company delivers assisted living, home health and mental health services, caring for more than 9,000 clients statewide. Previously, Morgan served as […]

Beyond the Pandemic: 9 Overlooked Stories from 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020 — and rightfully so. But there were plenty of other storylines that defined the year, including the launch of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), the conclusion of a hotly contested presidential election and the execution of multiple industry-shaping transactions. These are nine of the most overlooked stories […]

Medicare Advantage Startup Clover Health Slated to Go Public in a $3.7 Billion SPAC Deal

Clover Health recently announced that it will go public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. III. “Going public will enhance our ability to execute on our mission of improving every life, providing significant capital for the company to scale and improve health outcomes for seniors across […]

Heal, Clover Health Working to Make In-Home Primary Care Mainstream

Years ago, before brick-and-mortar offices were needed to house the complex medical equipment used by health care professionals, the majority of doctor-patient interactions took place in the home. The combination of value-based care initiatives, Medicare Advantage (MA) growth and the COVID-19 emergency has now created a perfect storm for making home-based primary care mainstream again. […]

At-Home Care Fueling Disruptive Medicare Advantage Startups

The Medicare Advantage (MA) landscape is heating up like never before, largely thanks to continued flexibilities from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that allow plans to cover a variety of nonmedical benefits.  Plans’ newfound ability to offer supplemental benefits such as home care and transportation for certain beneficiaries is drawing a number […]

Medicare Advantage Provider Clover Health Adds In-Home Primary Care Program

San Francisco-based Clover Health, a health care technology company and Medicare Advantage insurer, has launched an in-home primary care program that will include gene testing for medication management. The program, which already has approximately 500 members in New Jersey, uses genomic testing integration capabilities from YouScript, a clinical decision support tool for medication management. Clover […]