Read the latest from HomeCare contributors on how to run your home health agency, whether you're providing skilled care and therapy, managing a care plan, working in the hospice field or supporting personal care.  

THE COLONY, Texas (July 26, 2022)—Anelto, a provider of remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions, announced that Tina Null, MSN, RN is joining the team as chief clinical officer. She brings to Anelto decades of health care leadership experience as a leader of clinical operations as well as health information management and patient access operations in two large integrated health systems in the central Ohio area.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2022)—Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is releasing the first-ever home- and community-based services (HCBS) quality measure set to promote consistent quality measurement within and across state Medicaid HCBS programs. The measure set is intended to provide insight into the quality of HCBS programs and enable states to measure and improve health outcomes for people relying on long-term services and support (LTSS) in Medicaid.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (July 14, 2022) – Boost Home Healthcare, a home health company which provides in-home nursing, therapy and homecare services, has recently opened its first location in Culver City, California. With years of experience owning a ComForCare franchise, a provider of in-home caregiving services, Harry and Maggie Artsvelian expands their services with the addition of Boost, offering clients complete well-rounded care.

TAMPA, Fla. (July 12, 2022)—To improve the quality of homecare for its patients, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is partnering with home health agency, the Visiting Nurse Association, (VNA) to form TGH Home Care powered by VNA of Florida. The new entity will provide a full range of homecare services for Tampa General patients, as well as those in the community needing homecare.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2022)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and a group of likeminded organizations have written to Brian Slater, director of the Division of Home Health and Hospice in the Center for Medicare Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reiterate strong support for the authority of nurse practitioners (NPs) and clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) to order and certify home health services for Medicare beneficiaries.

BURKBURNETT, Texas (July 6, 2022)—HomeWell Franchising Inc., the franchisor of nonmedical in-home care provider HomeWell Care Services, announced a new zero initial franchise fee offering for new franchise owners. Beginning July 1, 2022, HomeWell Franchising will offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to start their own HomeWell Care Services home care business with no initial franchise fee, as opposed to the typical $49,500 required in its previous sole offering.

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (June 30, 2022)—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced it has named Lisa Hafetz to the newly created position of vice president of franchise financial management. In her new role, Hafetz leads the brand’s Performance Group program, giving participating franchise owners best-in-class support and training to strategically grow their business.

SACRAMENTO (June 28, 2022)—LeadingAge California recently announced that it has been awarded more than $25 million dollars by the California Health and Human Services (CalHHS) Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) for The Gateway-In Project to expand on certified nurse assistant (CNA) and home health aide (HHA) pipeline development, training and retention programs over the next three years.