Landmark, Southwestern Health Resources Launch New Value-Based Care Partnership

Landmark Health and Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) have formed a new value-based care partnership designed to serve older adults with complex medical needs. As part of the collaboration, Landmark and SWHR will offer “interdisciplinary medical care” in the home setting. Founded in 2014, the Huntington Beach, California-based Landmark is a multidisciplinary mobile medical group that […]

Landmark Health Gearing Up for Direct-Contracting Participation

In April 2019, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rolled out a new suite of direct-contracting payment models, with the goal of accelerating the shift to value-based care. Since then, exactly 51 direct-contracting entities (DCEs) have signed up for either the ”global” or “professional” options. Among them is Huntington Beach, California-based Landmark […]

Landmark Health CEO Outlines Ambitious Growth Plans for the ‘Post-COVID World’

Today, in-home medical care provider Landmark Health has a footprint that covers about 15 states and roughly 50 communities. Two years ago, its footprint was less than half of that. The rapid growth of the Huntington, California-based company closely aligns with a larger trend: the widespread expansion of health care services into the home. This […]

Aetna Doubles Down on In-Home Physician Care, Partners with Landmark Health

Aetna is taking another step toward the home. The managed health care company announced Tuesday that it is forming a new partnership with Landmark Health in New York to bring physician-led services into the homes of Aetna’s Medicare Advantage members. The partnership further highlights a growing desire for more in-home medical and primary care, among […]

Pennant Group Enters New Joint Venture; Prepared Health Rebrands

The Pennant Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PNTG) announced that a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare Inc. — its home health and hospice portfolio company — has agreed to form a home health joint venture with San Diego-based Scripps Health, a nonprofit health system. The deal is expected to be finalized in the third quarter of 2020. The […]

How In-Home Medical Care Provider Landmark Health Cut Mortality Rates, Cost of Care by 20%

Story by HHCN freelance reporter Judith Ruiz-Branch In-home medical care provider Landmark Health believes “house calls” can pay off in the long-run for its patients. Now, it’s releasing the numbers to prove it. Landmark and its affiliated medical groups recently released a study from a cohort that documented how the provider’s clinical home care model […]

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 […]