SCAN Group, CareOregon Merger Falls Through

The planned combination of SCAN Group and CareOregon is no longer. In a joint statement, the two companies announced their merger will not continue as scheduled, citing questions about the combination that couldn’t be resolved. “Our intent in coming together was to support Oregon’s health care system and the people that CareOregon serves,” the companies […]

Home-Focused Network Management Company Dina Raises $7 Million

Dina — a digital network management company for home- and community-based services — recently closed a $7 million funding round. The round was led by venture capital investor First Analysis, with participation from existing investors Osage Venture Partners and First Trust Capital Partners. Dina also counts SCAN Group as one of its investors. The organization […]

SCAN Group CEO Sachin Jain: ‘Middlemen’ Are A Growing Problem In Health Care

When home-based care providers think about the “middlemen” they are frustrated with, their minds will likely wander to the conveners in between themselves and Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Undoubtedly, some of those conveners play a middleman role, and can strain the relationship between providers, payers and patients. But they aren’t the only ones. In fact, […]

Factors Slowing Home Health Care’s Labor Arbitrage

Changing industry dynamics might be slowing home health care’s labor arbitrage. Prior to 2020, a major workforce priority for several home health providers was making sure their clinicians were “operating at the top of their license.” Generally, the belief was that operators could stretch staffing capacity and reduce visit costs by shifting certain duties from […]

Transactions: Care Advantage Acquires National Home Healthcare; SCAN Group Invests In SafeRide Health

Care Advantage Inc. acquires National Home Healthcare in Northern Virginia The Richmond, Virginia-based Care Advantage has acquired National Home Healthcare, which is based in Herndon, Virginia. National Home Healthcare marks the 16th acquisition Care Advantage has made since 2018. It’s the fourth skilled care company under the company’s umbrella, joining All About Care, Paradise Home […]