Home Health Weighs Risks, Rewards of Bundled Payments

With bundled payment programs already underway, home health agencies are making strides to position themselves as preferred providers to hop on board the coordinated care trend. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently finalized the model for Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) that bundles payments through coordinated care between health organizations. The […]

Almost Family’s $40 Million Acquisition, Record Revenue

A leading provider of home health nursing services announced both record-high third-quarter revenue and a $40 million acquisition on Wednesday. Louisville, Kentucky-based Almost Family (Nasdaq: AFAM) has been “very acquisitive” so far this year, Chairman and CEO William Yarmuth said in a press release detailing the company’s third-quarter results. “Additionally, with the year not yet over, […]

Addus, Other Home Care Providers Form Lobbying Group

Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS) and other national home care provider organizations have established a new coalition intended to advance the integrity and delivery of cost-effective, high-quality Medicaid home-based care. The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care was created to address changing dynamics in the delivery of Medicaid home-based care, such as a dramatic increase in beneficiaries through the […]