Managed Care Organization Funds In-Home Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral health challenges can compromise the wellbeing of older adults, but few home health care providers have the resources to tackle these issues. However, one senior care organization is treating homebound seniors for anxiety and depression, at no cost to the consumer, in hopes that overall wellness will improve and overall health spending will decrease. SCAN, […]

Medicare Advantage Home Care Proposal Excites Providers, Payers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed adding non-skilled in-home care as a supplemental benefit to Medicare Advantage plans in 2019. The language of the proposal led to questions, still unanswered, about which specific services could be covered under MA plans. However, home care providers and insurance companies are interpreting the new […]

Movers & Shakers: Well Care Home Health, PreparedHealth

Well Care Home Health Appoints Kipple to New Senior Leadership Role Wilmington, North Carolina-based Well Care Home Health has appointed Robin Kipple, RN, BSN as its new senior director of population health and clinical integration. Well Care Home Health provides home care and nursing and rehabilitation services to residents throughout the state. In her new […]

Seniors Feel Less Prepared to Age Independently at Home

Seniors have a well-known preference for staying in their own homes as they age, but it appears that they’re growing nervous about being able to do so—and that they are worried about the care that they might receive there. Compared to how they felt a year ago, nearly three in 10 seniors today feel less […]