Home Health Industry ‘Getting Closer’ to Reimbursement for Telehealth Visits

Despite significant roadblocks, the home health industry is getting closer to securing direct reimbursement for visits delivered via telehealth technology, industry insiders believe. Over the past two few months, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the White House have taken numerous steps to ramp up the use of telehealth services during the […]

Movers & Shakers: Sodexo’s New CEO

Sodexo Appoints New CEO  Sodexo, a quality of life services provider with more than 100 services, has named its current CEO of benefits and rewards services and personal and home services, and group chief digital officer, Denis Machuel, to succeed Michael Landel as CEO and chairman of the executive committee, effective January 2018. Landel announced his […]

Why Seniors are Hesitant to Embrace Home Care

Home care should be an attractive solution for seniors who want to age in place—but, all too often, that’s not the case. In fact, although the vast majority of Americans would prefer to age in their own homes, fears of abuse, fraud and a lack of support during emergencies are holding people back from embracing […]

Making Sense of New CURES Act Regulations for Home Health

Before the end of his second term as President of the United States, Barack Obama signed the 21st Century CURES Act into law, bringing forth a wealth of new regulations that will impact the home health industry. While the law made headlines for its wide support on Capitol Hill and focus on tackling the most […]

Movers & Shakers: Kindred’s New Board Member

Kindred Names Dr. Lynn Simon to Board of Directors Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND) has appointed Dr. Lynn Simon to its board of directors, effective immediately. Since 2014, Simon has served as president, clinical services and chief quality officer for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH), an operator of general acute hospitals in communities across […]