Home Health Care

Humana joins the Kindred buyers’ table

The Kentucky insurer is the latest to buy a piece of Kindred, and the deal could have significant impacts on Humana’s competitive edge in seniors’ at-home care.

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Home care workers need more training in dementia care: PHI brief

Most states don’t yet require dementia training for home care workers. Will deeper training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias become the market differentiator in the home care sector?

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PointClickCare launches EHR for home health providers

The company announced PointClickCare At Home to help providers meet evolving patient and workforce needs.

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CareCentrix partners for home care patient portal

The combined mobile platform technology will help post-acute providers stay connected to patients recovering at home.

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Netsmart acquires DeVero

The deal represents Netsmart's latest expansion into home health.

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States must beef up LTSS for boomers

AARP concluded in a recent report that states are improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) but aren’t keeping pace with growing demand. 

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The risks of being home alone

Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital. 

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Putting men in the caregiving spotlight

A recent report from the AARP Public Policy Institute finds that a growing number of family caregivers are men, but few are getting the support or resources to make caring easier.

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CMS extends deadline for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Settings compliance

State Medicaid programs will get more time to comply with CMS’s new rules on Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) settings.

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VNAA forms first national association for home healthcare

The new national association will raise awareness of the roles of home-based care and advocate for better financial models to support it.

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