FFS Home Health Admissions Continue To Fall As Utilization Eclipses Pre-Pandemic Levels

Fee-for-service (FFS) home health admissions are decreasing quicker than FFS enrollment. Meanwhile, Medicare Advantage (MA) admissions are on the rise. That’s according to the 2023 post-acute care industry trends report from Atlanta-based analytics and metrics firm Trella Health. The report takes a closer look at a number of topics, including MA enrollment, home health admissions […]

The Fastest Growing Companies In Home-Based Care

A number of home-based care providers – and businesses in the aging services sector at large – are among some of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. In fact, these companies recently grabbed a spot on Inc. 5000’s annual ranking. Companies such as connectRN, Entrusted Pediatric Home Care, BarbaraKares In-Home Care Services, Connect Pediatrics and Electronic Caregiver […]

More Data Shows Home Health Admissions Stabilizing, But Short of Pre-Pandemic Heights

Though home health admissions have begun to stabilize, providers are still seeing admissions that are lower than pre-pandemic levels. That’s according to the 2021 post-acute care industry trends report from Atlanta-based analytics and metrics firm Trella Health. The report examines a number of topics including Medicare Advantage enrollment and home health admissions, as well as […]

Sales First Summit: A Discussion with Trella Health

This article is brought to you by Trella Health. The article is based on an interview that took place during a virtual panel discussion with Jonas Fortenberry, Revenue Enablement Manager for Trella Health. The panel took place virtually on February 1, 2022. This is an excerpt from the session, which has been edited for length […]

Home Health Admissions Stabilizing Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

The home health industry went through a rollercoaster 2020, when admissions tanked and then quickly skyrocketed. Now, admission levels appear to be mostly stable, according to new figures from post-acute care data and analytics company Trella Health. The caveat to that statement is home health admissions appear to be stabilizing below pre-pandemic levels. “If you […]

Top Home Health Predictions for 2022

The ongoing public health emergency is sure to bring more staffing turmoil this year, along with additional regulatory and policy updates. The year ahead is also likely to bring more leadership turnover at the very top of home health organizations. Beyond the pandemic, private equity dollars will keep flowing into home-based care, leading to an […]

Post-Acute Data Analytics Company Trella Health Acquires PlayMaker Health

Trella Health, a post-acute care data analytics company, announced Tuesday that it has acquired PlayMaker Health. “[The home-based care industry] has been asking for this,” J. Scott Tapp, president and CEO of Trella, told Home Health Care News. “Instead of having multiple vendors, they wanted a single [organization] that they could turn to.” Atlanta-based Trella […]

Medicare Advantage Is Becoming a Bigger Home Health Payer, But Fundamental Challenges Remain

With Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment on the rise, home health providers need to be primed to adapt to the changing market. MA has played a larger role in the Medicare program over the last several years. MA enrollees have increased by 8.3%, on average, over the last five years, according to data from post-acute analytics […]

Post-Acute Analytics Firm Trella Health Closes ‘Significant’ Funding Round, Plans to Double in Size

Trella Health – a post-acute analytics and metrics firm – has closed on a “significant” funding round, the company announced Tuesday. Financial details were not disclosed. The round was led by Cressey & Company LP, a private investment firm focused on health care services and information technology businesses. Cressey & Company has also invested in […]

Voices: Michael Neuman, VP, Data Science & Engineering, Trella Health

This article is sponsored by Trella Health. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Michael Neuman, Trella Health’s VP of Data Science and Engineering, to learn how post-acute care organizations can use market data to be successful. He also explains the impact PAC organizations have seen from the increase in Medicare […]