Home-Based Care Ally Adam Boehler to Leave CMMI

A key ally for home health providers and a major proponent of value-based care may be leaving his federal post. The Trump administration revealed late Wednesday it has nominated Adam Boehler — director of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and a senior adviser to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health […]

Landmark, Blue Shield of CA Expand Home Care Program

Landmark Health and Blue Shield of California are expanding a tag-team home care program launched earlier this year for patients with complex health issues and multiple chronic conditions. Blue Shield of California and subsidiary Care1st Health Plan have been collaborating since April with Landmark Health, an in-home medical company with private equity backing, as part […]

Home Care Entrepreneur Boehler to Lead CMS Innovation Center

Adam Boehler, an entrepreneur who started home-based care company Landmark Health, has been tapped as the new director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). The appointment puts someone with home care expertise in charge of the office spearheading new Medicare payment and delivery models, such as bundled payment programs and accountable care […]

Landmark Health Sale Rumored, Chief Exec Up for CMMI Post

Landmark Health, a private-equity backed company that provides in-home medical care, is exploring a potential sale, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The publication cited unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation. A transaction is being pursued to free up Landmark CEO Adam Boehler (pictured above) to head up the Center for Medicare & Medicaid […]

House Calls Company Landmark Extends Senior Care Services

It’s widely believed that treating the frailest seniors where they currently live—whether that’s in their home of 50 years or in a newly-built skilled nursing facility—can help them avoid unnecessary hospitalizations. Landmark Connect, the latest initiative from Buffalo, New York-based in-home medical care provider Landmark Health, certainly subscribes to this way of thinking. The business, […]

Business Briefs: Mediware Finalizes Kinnser Acquisition

Mediware Closes Acquisition of Kinnser Software Mediware Information Systems, a health care software provider, finalized the acquisition of Kinnser Software, a provider of software for home health and hospice providers. The transaction, backed by TPG Capital, also included Kinnser CEO Chris Hester joining Mediware’s senior leadership team, according to a press release. The acquisition was initially announced […]