Great Lakes Caring Targets Population Health With Fuller in C-Suite

Creating partnerships with local health care organizations and driving the value and benefits to home health is a top priority for industry veteran Brian Fuller, as he settles into his new role as chief strategy officer for Jackson, Michigan-based Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice. His appointment was announced October 13 by the company. […]

Bundled Payments 2.0 Coming Soon

Home health care providers have become an integral part of bundled payment initiatives, and more are likely on the way. Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) 2.0 or Advance BPCI is expected to be announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) imminently, providing an opportunity for home health to get in on the […]

New Company to Help Large Insurers Set Home Health Payments

Some home health providers in Pennsylvania will soon have their payments tied more closely to quality outcomes, as a major insurer joins forces with a newly formed and first-of-its-kind post-acute management company. The new venture, HM Home and Community Services LLC, stems from Allegheny Health Network (AHN), an integrated health care delivery system that serves 29 […]

Post-Acute Partnership Aims to Lower Hospital Readmissions

Health Alliance Medical Plans and naviHealth announced today the expansion of a partnership to prevent costly hospital readmissions.  The partnership will utilize naviHealth’s clinical decision support technology and field-based Care Managers to manage Health Alliance’s members across the post-acute care continuum, the company said in a release. “As greater coordination of care is increasingly being recognized […]