‘Taking Advantage of Home-Based Provider Workforce’ Will Be Key to Vaccine Delivery

After nine months of the public health emergency, a major breakthrough took place last week when Pfizer announced that one of its experimental COVID-19 vaccines was more than 90% effective in trials. Similarly promising results from a Moderna vaccine soon followed. Both vaccines still need to be authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food […]

Signify Health, Independence Blue Cross Partner on CommunityLink to Address Social Gaps in Care

Signify Health, a tech-enabled provider of at-home care solutions, has teamed up with health insurer Independence Blue Cross to launch CommunityLink. CommunityLink is a network of community-based organizations that aim to help improve the social determinants of health (SDoH) in Independence’s Philadelphia member population. The goal of the partnership with Signify: to address the “traditional […]

President Trump, LHC Group’s Greenstein Address Nation Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

If anyone was unsure of the home-based care industry’s pull in Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump’s national address on Friday should put any doubts to rest. After declaring a national emergency, Trump pulled home health executives up to the lectern to ease the nation’s anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 is more commonly known as […]

Top Roadblocks Impeding Home Care Providers’ Ability to Coordinate Services

As the health care system continues to move toward a value-based model, at-home care providers are eager to show their worth. Many hope to do that in part by coordinating with clinical and community partners to deliver holistic care and improved patient outcomes. But despite those ambitions, care coordination is easier said than done. “Projects […]

Signify Health, Remedy Partners to Bring In-Home Care into Bundled Payments with Planned Merger

Signify Health — a technology-enabled health care services provider — and Remedy Partners — a software company that aligns providers in “episode-based” bundled payment models — have signed a definitive agreement to merge.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Together, the companies — which are both portfolio companies of New York City-based private […]