Memorial milestone follows launch of the company's new website

NEW YORK—Special Touch Home Care (STHC or the company), a provider of home health services dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for New Yorkers within the comfort of their own homes, announced that it has reached more than 150,000 patients in the year of its 40th anniversary.

Gentiva, successor to Kindred at Home, resolved allegations that it & related entities knowingly submitted false claims & knowingly retained overpayments for hospice services

WASHINGTON—Gentiva, successor to Kindred at Home, has agreed to pay $19.428 million to resolve allegations that Kindred at Home and related entities (Kindred) knowingly submitted false claims and knowingly retained overpayments for hospice services provided to patients who were ineligible to receive hospice benefits under various federal health care programs.

Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model aims to increase care coordination, support for caregivers

PHOENIX, Arizona—Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Banner Sun Health Research Institute were selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a new Medicare alternative payment model designed to support people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Members are invited to join for updates on the Alliance as well as to ask question they have

WASHINGTON—The NAHC-NHPCO Alliance (the Alliance) is continuing the process of integrating the two organizations into a single, cohesive champion for the care-at-home community. The Alliance said the member voice is critical to the success of this endeavor. As such, all members of legacy NAHC and legacy NHPCO are invited to a virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, July 31, 2024 to learn more about new leadership, progress on integration, how members can stay involved in the Alliance and more.

HHAeXchange hopes the opening of the office & call center will strengthen technical support as well as job creation in the region

NEW YORK,—HHAeXchange, a homecare management solution for providers, managed care organizations (MCOs) and state Medicaid agencies, announced the opening of a new Minnesota office and call center for its technical customer care team and local company employees.

This collaboration enables PioneerRx pharmacies to streamline the prescription pickup experience

IRVING, Texas—PioneerRx, RedSail Technologies' provider of pharmacy management software, announced a new integration with Lansworth Pharma SelfServe, the distributor of Pharmaself24, a premier automated prescription pickup solution.

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—As the home medical equipment (HME) market continues to expand, providers face growing challenges in revenue collection, impacting profit margins. Increased regulation and complexity in navigating payer reimbursement requirements, particularly with Medicare Advantage (MA) and commercial payers, are driving reimbursement down, while the challenges of recruiting and retaining skilled billing and collections staff have escalated costs.

The unveiled Hoyer lifts & patient lift transfer chairs aim for smoother, safer transfers & reducing caregiver strain

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida—Top Medical Mobility (TMM), a home medical equipment (HME) and mobility aid supplier, announced the release of its new hoyer lifts and patient lift transfer chair for home use. These hydraulic lifts ease the burden on caregivers by providing hydraulic assists for smoother patient transfers. With home care being the new trend, these new products will change the way we transfer and lift patients.