Bayada expands autism niche service through new center
Oct 07, 2022
Bayada Home Health Care recently opened the first in what could be several center-based behavioral support and treatment programs for adults and children with autism and other intellectual disabilities.
Domestic worker laws gaining traction nationwide
Sep 23, 2022
An attorney specializing in home care regulations doubts Congress this year will pass legislation protecting domestic workers’ rights.
MA quality ratings don’t reflect end-of-life care quality, study finds
Sep 19, 2022
A recent study found that Medicare Advantage quality ratings had little correlation with the quality of end-of-life care.
Is nurse burnout concern still a factor? The short answer is yes
Sep 15, 2022
Several years into the pandemic and the ongoing staffing crisis, nurse burnout concerns still plague hospice and home health agencies.
LHC Group expands in Maryland with joint venture
Sep 14, 2022
A new joint venture between LHC Group and the University of Maryland Medical System will help the home care giant expand its footprint into a large portion of that state.
Enhabit CEO: Get a seat at table with MA plans
Sep 09, 2022
Enhabit Home Health and Hospice CEO Barbara Jacobsmeyer warned home care providers they must “be at the table” with Medicare Advantage plans if they hope to compete in the industry.
Kindred at Home completes branding transition to CenterWell
Sep 02, 2022
It’s official: Humana’s home health unit Kindred at Home is now known nationwide as CenterWell Home Health.
Enhabit’s future may include home care, hospital-at-home, CEO says
Aug 19, 2022
It’s only been seven weeks since Enhabit Home Health and Hospice separated from Encompass Health, but CEO Barbara Jacobsmeyer is already making big plans for the new company.
Use of common hospice drugs varies widely by state, highlighting limited guidance
Aug 16, 2022
Antipsychotics prescribing rates, for example, ranged from 62% for hospice beneficiaries in Oregon to 15% in Oklahoma, investigators say. Five states topped the prescriptions list.
What’s happening in California? Widespread hospice fraud troubles providers
Aug 15, 2022
ia has a hospice problem. More specifically, it has too many hospices, which has raised a red flag for state and federal regulators, lawmakers and the hospice community at large.