Disrupt — BrightSpring Health CEO Jon Rousseau on Creating ‘Surround-Sound’ Services

Shortly after ResCare CEO Jon Rousseau recorded his interview for the Disrupt podcast, the company announced a rebranding to BrightSpring Health. This reflects how quickly the Louisville, Kentucky-based company is evolving under Rousseau’s leadership. Since taking the helm in 2016 — after leading Kindred Healthcare’s rehab business — Rousseau has overseen not only the rebranding, […]

Humana Gains Medicare Advantage Momentum, Touts Kindred at Home Impacts

Health insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) on Wednesday highlighted the value of its home health care services businesses, its strong Medicare Advantage (MA) performance and better-than-expected third-quarter financial results. Humana’s GAAP consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2018 were $14.21 billion, an increase of $924 million, or 7%, from the previous year’s quarter. […]

NAHC’s Dombi: Many Medicare Advantage Insurers Do Not Value In-Home Care

Most Medicare Advantage insurers do not yet appreciate the value of home-based care, according to Bill Dombi, president of the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). “I didn’t enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, because I don’t think they believe in home care yet,” Dombi said in opening remarks at NAHC’s annual conference […]

ComForCare Partnering with Kindred at Home

Kindred at Home, the largest provider of home health and hospice services in the U.S., has signed a preferred partnership agreement with ComForCare. The partnership is a part of ComForCare’s strategic plan to build relationships with providers across the health care continuum in order to serve seniors in a more holistic way, according to the […]

Humana, Amedisys, Homewatch CareGivers Strategize for New Home Health Paradigm

Home health agencies have traditionally staked their claims within the continuum of care as post-acute service providers, serving patients who are discharged from hospitals, often after experiencing traumatic medical events. Advances in predictive modeling, data analytics and overall care delivery — coupled with a chronically ill patient population — are now prompting the home health […]

Humana Launches Program to Encourage Socialization Among Seniors

New findings from insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) show that nearly 31% of Americans over the age of 65 don’t feel socially engaged. Social isolation has been a prevalent issue for many home health care and home care companies in the U.S. Such companies as LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG), FirstLight Home Care and Lifesprk have […]