Movers & Shakers: AlayaCare, Home Care Assistance

AlayaCare Names New Board Advisor Home health care software developer AlayaCare has named Will Falk a member of its board of directors. Falk is a retired partner with multi-national accounting and auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He joined PwC in 2012 and led the Canadian health care practice for five years. He has spent 25 years as […]

Almost Family Expands Into Wisconsin

Historically acquisitive Almost Family, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFAM) has entered a new market: Wisconsin. The Louisville, Kentucky-based home health and nursing services giant has acquired certain home health agency assets from ResCare Inc., the company announced Wednesday. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in 30 to 60 days, were not disclosed. These ResCare […]

Home Care Company to Pay $5 Million Over Doc Assessments

To resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false home health care billings to Medicare and Medicaid, ResCare Iowa Inc. has agreed to settle for $5.63 million, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this week. The disputed billings mainly related to the requirement that doctors conduct face-to-face assessments of potential home health patients, […]