Transactions: BrightStar Acquires Iowa Agency

BrightStar Care Acquires HomeChoice Senior Care Chicago-based BrightStar Care, a national in-home care franchise provider, has acquired HomeChoice Senior Care, a home care agency based in Iowa. HomeChoice is operating as BrightStar Care as of April 1. HomeChoice was founded in 2009 and is led by executive director Koleene Herlocker. The company provides non-medical home […]

Editor’s Picks: ClearCare’s $60 Million Funding

This week, Home Health Care News readers learned what ClearCare’s CEO thinks its $60 million funding round means for competitors like Honor and Hometeam, why two U.S. Senators are calling for a delay of the home health pre-claim review demonstration launch, and why one California-based home care company has branched into senior living. HHCN will […]

Wage Pressures Push Home Care Provider Into Senior Living

Wage pressures have home care companies pinching pennies to get by with razor-thin profit margins, but one provider has opened a new business line to replace and recapture the business that was lost after raising prices. Select Home Care, a non-medical private duty home care provider based in California, has branched outside of taking care […]

Forbes: Higher Wages Hurt Home Health Care

As the home health care industry grapples with changing wages in some states and a national “Fight for 15” that is pushing for a minimum wage hike across the U.S., one provider tells Forbes that rising wages have led to a 30% to 40% loss in business. The provider, California-based Select Home Care, provides non-medical […]