The Luna technology platform will match eligible Providence patients to therapists based on factors, including specialty, geography and schedules.

ROCKLIN, California—Luna, a provider of in-home physical therapy, announced that Providence, a not-for-profit health system serving the Western U.S., will expand access to outpatient physical therapy service through the Luna technology platform.  

ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan—InfuSystem Holdings, Inc., (“InfuSystem” or the “Company”), a national health care service provider, facilitating outpatient care for durable medical equipment (DME) manufacturers and health care providers, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2022.

Maribel designs, builds, and operates turnkey advanced home and community care models for health systems facing staffing and capacity constraints

HANOVER, New Hampshire—Maribel Health, a turnkey partner for health systems looking to design, build and operate a full continuum of advanced home and community services, announced the completion of a $25 million Series A funding round led by General Catalyst.

As cost pressures continue to impact the home medical equipment (HME) community, AAHomecare is launching two nationwide surveys to gather intel on the rising costs of products, shipping and labor for those providing disposable medical supplies to end users; aggregated information will be used in advocacy efforts.  
Suppliers who provide the following product categories should take the respective surveys:

Letter to CMS seeks information on lower Part B coinsurance for prescription drugs due to IRA-created price gouging penalty

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined 21 Senators in a request to the Biden Administration to publicize the effect of the Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare Part B inflation rebate on coinsurance in the program.

The collaboration will enable health systems to offer a full range of specialty care at home

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania—BAYADA Home Health Care, a nonprofit home health care provider, announced its collaboration with Maribel Health to launch a new platform to enhance and expand acute care offerings in the home setting, advancing a shared mission to make the home the center of the health system.

Healthcare leader brings wealth of operational and business development experience

BATON ROUGE, Lousiana—Amedisys, Inc., a provider of quality home health, hospice and high-acuity care services, announced its Board of Directors named Richard Ashworth as president, chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors. Ashworth will assume the role on April 10, 2023, from Chief Executive Officer Paul Kusserow.

CHESHIRE, Connecticut—Assisted Living Services, Inc. in Connecticut earned recognition from Home Care Pulse, a firm in quality assurance for homecare. The family-owned company received three 2023 Best of Home Care awards; Leader in Excellence, Employer of Choice and Provider of Choice. According to Home Care Pulse the Leader in Excellence Award is the highest distinction and is bestowed only to select homecare businesses that consistently place among the top in 10 or more quality metrics.

The addition of new brands to the program will allow existing HHAeXchange customers to connect with and obtain services from a variety of solutions providers to better serve members

NEW YORK—HHAeXchange, a provider of homecare management solutions for state Medicaid programs, managed care organizations and providers, announced the company has added six new solutions provi

The Franchisee of the Year Award recognizes leading franchise owners

ROSEVILLE, California—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced that Bryant Greene, owner of five Always Best Care offices in Philadelphia and Delaware, has been named a 2023 Franchisee of the Year by The International Franchise Association (IFA). Greene was honored at the 63rd IFA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

This new bill could help hundreds of thousands more seniors and people with disabilities receive life-sustaining care services at home and in their communities

Washington, D.C.—A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would increase Medicaid and state funding for home- and community-based services (HCBS) and provide resources to states for the caregiving workforce. 

Supporters say the HCBS Access Act would, over time, eliminate lengthy waiting lists for homecare services.  

The list represented nearly 38,000 franchise owners who participated in FBRs research.

BURKBURNETT, Texas—HomeWell Care Services, a provider of non-medical homecare, was recently recognized as a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review (FBR), ranked among more than 360 franchise brands. The list represented nearly 38,000 franchise owners who participated in Franchise Business Review’s research.

The ranking identifies the franchisors with the greatest unit growth in the U.S. and Canada.

Gilbert, Arizona–SYNERGY HomeCare, a national franchisor in homecare, has been recognized as one of Entrepreneur’s Fastest Growing Franchises. The ranking identifies the franchisors with the greatest unit growth in the U.S. and Canada. The fastest-growing accolade follows the homecare franchisor’s inclusion on the 44th annual Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 in January 2023.

Heumann was widely known as the "mother" of the disability rights movement

Judy Huemann, an American disability rights activist who was widely known as the “mother” of the disability rights movement, died at 75 on Saturday, March 4 in Washington D.C. In addition to being at the forefront of the passage of disability rights legislation, Huemann also founded national and international disability advocacy organizations, held federal government positions in the U.S.

Companies aim to support the association's public policy work with this tier

A group of AAHomecare member companies aim to support the association’s public policy work by joining the new Legacy corporate partner tier. Companies now supporting the association at the new level are making an annual dues commitment of $125,000; they include Apria & Byram, ResMed & Brightree and Medline.