OxyGo Introduces New POC
ORLANDO, Fla. (August 12, 2019)—OxyGo LLC, a manufacturer of portable oxygen concentrators (POC) announced the launch of their new six-flow-setting, Bluetooth-enabled POC. At only 4.7 pounds, and...
Medicare Sequestration Extended
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2019)—The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, signed into law last week by President Donald Trump, includes an extension of the Medicare sequestration cuts for an additional...
PlayMaker Health and Axxess Partner to Deliver Market Data for Home Health
DALLAS, Tex., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 9, 2019)—Axxess, a home health care technology company, has partnered with PlayMaker Health, a market data and growth solution provider for the post-acute...
New Partnership Brings Homecare to Medi-Cal Consumers
SACRAMENTO, Calif.(August 7, 2019)—Anthem Blue Cross has partnered with CareMore Health and River City Medical Group (RCMG) to introduce a new, first-of-its kind model of care that provides...
Option Care and BioScrip Complete Merger
BANNOCKBURN, Ill. and DENVER (August 7, 2019)—Option Care Enterprises, Inc. (Option Care) and BioScrip, Inc. (BioScrip) announced the successful completion of a merger, which follows the satisfaction...
Netsmart Launches Referral Management System
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., (August 7, 2019)—Cantex Continuing Care Network (Cantex) and Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries (Diakon), together with Netsmart, have announced the successful launch of an...
Invacare still fighting for profitability; respiratory sales down
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (August 6, 2019)—Invacare Corp. officials said the company is on track to return to profitability, boosted in part by strong sales of its mobility and seating products and reduced...
LHC Group Completes Joint Venture Activity in Three States
LAFAYETTE, La. (August 6, 2019)—LHC Group, Inc. announced that it has finalized a joint venture (JV) expansion agreement in Missouri, formed a new JV partnership in Alabama, and purchased the assets...
Ossur Achieves HITRUST Certification
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (August 6, 2019)—Össur, a global provider of innovative prosthetics and orthopedic technologies, announced that its Empower123 system and the supporting servers, firewalls,...
NAHC Statement on 2020 Hospice Payment Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 2, 2019)—On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted its final disposition of the FY2020 payment rule titled, “Medicare Program...
BrightStar Care Looks to Expand Tennesee Footprint
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 2, 2019)—Local entrepreneurs looking to run a business that makes a difference in the lives of Tennessee families will soon have to look no further. BrightStar Care, a...
Wheels Up! Photo Contest Announces Start Date, Social Campaign
PHOENIX (August 2, 2019)—SPORTS ‘N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Abilities Expo and Cure Medical, a manufacturer of intermittent catheters,...
Amedisys: PDGM Means Growth Opportunities For Large Companies
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (August 1, 2019)—Many small to mid-sized home health agencies will suffer if the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is enacted as planned, according to Amedisys President and...
Relias Introduces New OASIS Training for Home Health
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (August 1, 2019)—Relias, a trusted partner to more than 10,000 health care organizations around the world and across the continuum of care, has announced the release of OASIS:...
Americans to Spend $200 Billion on Home Health by 2027
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 29, 2019)—Americans will likely spend a whopping $200 billion on home health care services by 2027—a 72% projected increase in spending between 2011 and 2027—according to an...