CEO: $60 Million ClearCare Funding Puts Honor, Hometeam on Notice
Home care software company ClearCare has secured a $60 million funding round, led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. (Tim Mullaney/Home Health Care News)

Hospital Surprise: Medicare’s Observation Care
Hospitals provide observation care for patients who are not well enough to go home but not sick enough to be admitted. (Francis Ying and Thu Nguyen and Lynne Shallcross/Kaiser Health News)

As Parkinson’s Patients Wait, Fox Foundation and Scientist Feud Over Drug Trial
A crucial clinical trial of the most promising new treatment for Parkinson’s disease in decades might be delayed because of a feud between a key scientist and the influential Michael J. Fox Foundation. (Charles Piller/Stat News)

Judge: CMS Must Clarify When Rehab is Covered by Medicare
Home health agencies may be worried about offering services to patients whose conditions are not improving. But home health and other providers need to be reassured that they can in fact bill Medicare for these types of services and expect payment, a federal judge recently ordered. (Tim Mullaney/Home Health Care News)

Gene Wilder Died of Alzheimer’s. His Family Explains Why They Didn’t Disclose His Diagnosis
Cinematic comedy legend Gene Wilder died Sunday night of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. (Dylan Scott/Stat News)