Road To $10M: How Maxim Healthcare Services Completely Revamped Its Caregiver Benefits Package

Over the years, home-based care companies have thrown their weight behind enhanced benefits packages to attract more caregivers. Maxim Healthcare Services is one example of a company taking this effort to the next level. Last month, Maxim announced that it expanded its caregiver benefits program. The revamped benefits program is estimated to offer more than […]

Frontline Honors: Barbara Buttchen, Maxim Healthcare Services

Barbara Buttchen, Registered Nurse (RN) for Maxim Healthcare Services, has been named a 2023 Frontline Honors honoree by Home Health Care News. To become a Frontline Honoree, an individual is nominated by their peers. The candidate must be a dedicated, high-performing frontline worker who delivers exceptional experiences and outcomes; a passionate worker who knows how […]

HCAOA Names New Board Members; Honor Appoints New Chief Communications Officer

Home Care Association of America names new board members The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) has made several appointments to its board of directors. Based in Washington D.C., HCAOA is an advocacy organization comprised of over 3,500 home care organizations. Earlier this year, Jason Lee took over as CEO of the association. Joining HCAOA’s […]

Transactions: Maxim Healthcare Group Splits; HouseWorks to Buy Greater Boston Home Care

Maxim Healthcare Group divides into two companies Maxim Healthcare Group has divided the company’s two business units into independently operated companies: Maxim Healthcare Services and Maxim Healthcare Staffing. The company will retire the umbrella Maxim Healthcare Group brand. Maxim Healthcare Services provides home health, companion and behavioral care services. Meanwhile, Maxim Healthcare Staffing offers health […]

Maxim Healthcare Services Off the Hook in Overtime Case

Home health aides in Colorado who work in private residences are not entitled to overtime pay under state law, a U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday. The ruling comes from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which was reviewing a legal against against Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., a privately held medical staffing company based in […]

Aveanna Healthcare’s $1.2B Acquisition of Maxim Collapses Under Weight of FTC Investigation

Atlanta-based Aveanna Healthcare’s agreement to acquire the home health care division of Maxim Healthcare Services — for a reported $1.25 billion — is officially off the table. The deal’s demise comes in the conclusion of a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation. The FTC is the regulatory body tasked with ensuring competition throughout U.S. markets and […]

Workforce, Reimbursement Challenges Creating Shortage of Pediatric Home Health Providers

Despite soaring demand, a dire lack of qualified caregivers and a complex patchwork of state-by-state payment mechanisms are contributing to a severe shortage of pediatric home health agencies operating in the U.S. market. Providers typically focused on older adults may be positioned to tap into the pediatric opportunity, experts say, but only if they’re prepared […]

Workforce, Financial Challenges Prompt Hospitals to Outsource Home Health Care

As more types of care move into residential settings, an increasing number of hospitals and health systems are turning to outside home health agencies to either replace, reinforce or manage their own operations. Workforce challenges and financial struggles are often the catalysts behind their decisions to outsource home health offerings, M&A experts say. “It’s a […]

Home Health Partnership Cuts Re-Hospitalizations in Half, Reduces Spending by 35%

Partnering with a home health provider to tackle social determinants of health has helped a Maryland hospital cut readmissions for its high-risk patients in half, while also reducing hospital spending for the same population by 35%. Curbing re-hospitalizations has become a main focus for home health providers and hospitals alike as the U.S. health care […]

Aveanna to Acquire Home Health Business, Amedisys Continues Hospice Push

Aveanna Healthcare to acquire Maxim’s home health care division Atlanta-based Aveanna Healthcare has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the home health care division of Maxim Healthcare Services. Financial terms of the transaction — expected to close in the second quarter of 2019 — were not disclosed. Privately-owned Aveanna Healthcare is made up of […]