Neese's appointment comes at a pivotal time for ACU-Serve, as the company embarks on its next phase of growth

AKRON, Ohio—ACU-Serve, a provider of health care management solutions, announced the addition of Kyle Neese as senior account executive. With more than eight years of experience in the respiratory care industry, Neese brings expertise and a passion for fostering client partnerships to his new role.

Special Touch Home Care launches cdpas.com geared towardd helping individuals seeking CDPAP services

NEW YORK—Special Touch Home Care (STHC or the company), a provider of homecare services since 1984, has launched its new website (cdpas.com) dedicated to consumer directed personal assistance ser

Gentiva serves more than 16,000 patients per day in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee & Texas

FRISCO, Texas—Addus HomeCare Corporation, a provider of homecare services, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the personal care operations of Gentiva for an anticipated purchase price, after customary purchase price adjustments, of approximately $350 million. 

Blair Baldwin steps into new role

CARLSBAD, California—Advanced Diabetes Supply (ADS), a national distributor of specialized diabetes supplies, has announced a new leadership appointment. Blair Baldwin joins the company as the new senior vice president of operations. The announcement was made by ADS CEO Bill Mixon.

CMS rescinded the mplementation of the hospice certifying physician enrollment requirement due to already established law and regulation

WASHINGTON & ALEXANDRIA, Virginia—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) responded to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised guidance regarding the implementation of the hospice certifying physician enrollment requirement.

Touching Hearts Home Care is hosting an educational speaker session focused on nutrition & empowering seniors with knowledge on maintaining a healthy diet

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois—Touching Hearts At Home is hosting an educational speaker session featuring registered dietitian Sofia Szanto on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. CT at the Empty Corner in Arlington Heights. The session will focus on "Nutrition Nexus Objectives," aimed at empowering seniors and their caregivers with essential knowledge on maintaining a healthy diet.

Kareem Memon & his conspirators caused losses to Medicare in excess of $11 million

NEWARK, New Jersey—A Florida man was sentenced to 96 months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar durable medical equipment (DME) kickback scheme, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna, District of New Jersey, and U.S. Attorney Markenzy Lapointe, Southern District of Florida, announced today.

The article expands on when and what Medicare considers to be covered

CGS shared guidance on billing wheelchair electronics to DME MAC Jurisdiction B and Jurisdiction C pages. Power Wheelchair Electronics Clarification, published on May 30, is a step in the right direction of providing clear coverage guidelines for Medicare, the American Association for Homecare said.

The grants support organizations that coordinate public transportation for underserved groups

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $7.8 million for 17 projects that will improve public transportation for people with disabilities, older adults and low-income individuals. One of the projects included pertains to increasing access to home health organizations in South Dakota. 

The collaboration will advance the shared objective of offering patients enhanced access to comfortable & convenient care

PLANO, Texas—Choice Health at Home (Choice), a home health, hospice, personal care provider specializing in the treatment of patients in the comfort and convenience of their own home, announced a partnership with Resilient Healthcare (Resilient), a tech-enabled health care company that delivers high-quality care to patients’ homes and communities virtually and in person. This partnership will provide Choice access to a suite of digital health technologies and hospital-at-home programs.

Investor presentation to be held on June 12 at 8:30 a.m. ET

ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan—InfuSystem Holdings, Inc., announced that Richard DiIorio, chief executive officer, Barry Steele, chief financial officer, and Carrie Lachance, president and chief operating officer, will present at the Sidoti Small Cap Virtual Investor Conference at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer is cosponsoring a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval against the final rule issued by CMS

WASHINGTON—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule in April, imposing minimum staffing requirements for long-term care facilities (LTC), which provide care to nearly

The collaboration aims to address increasing demand for greater efficiency in serving a growing patient population

WATERLOO, Iowa—VGM & Associates has entered a strategic partnership with ACU-Serve, a provider of outsourced services for operational needs in the home medical equipment (HME) sector. 

This collaboration is set to address the increasing demand for greater efficiency in serving a growing patient population. 

New name aims to reflects emergence of a care-at-home data, technology and service platform

PHOENIX, Arizona—StateServ, a provider of benefit management solutions for durable medical equipment (DME) and pharmaceuticals for the post-acute care market, announced it has rebranded to Dragonfly Health (the company). The new identity marks an inflection point for the company, as it combines DME and pharmacy offerings, enabling a scalable, holistic care-at-home service platform driven by advanced technology and robust analytics.

Seniors are particularly susceptible to the risks posed by higher temperatures, including dehydration, heatstroke & sunburn

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona—As temperatures rise, the need for proper summer safety and health precautions becomes critical, especially for seniors. Executive Home Care, part of the Evive Brands family and a provider of in-home care services, emphasizes the importance of ensuring that elderly individuals enjoy the summer safely and healthfully.

Caring Senior Service is one of only 100 franchises selected by Entrepreneur for the Top Franchises for DEI based on information the company submitted & the magazine editors' independent research

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Caring Senior Service, a non-medical homecare services company, has been named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Franchises for diversity, equity and inclusion for 2024.

Always Best Care recently held its annual conference & honored the caregiving teams across the country that achieve excellence in in-home senior care every day

ROSEVILLE, California—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, held its annual conference in April, gathering in Austin, Texas, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa. In addition to educational breakout sessions and roundtables focused on ideas for business growth, the conference included many opportunities for celebrating a year that led to 12% sales growth for the brand in 2023.