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What’s the ‘optimal reimbursement’?

There's a new consensus around the importance of home care, but will payments for technologies that help make it happen, like telehealth, follow?

HARTFORD, Conn. – Seventy-two percent of consumers say they prefer to recover at home, and 97% of payers say home-based care is in the best interest of consumers and payers, according to a new report, “Health-at-Home 2020: The New Standard of Care Delivery,” published by CareCentrix.

In brief: Spiro Health grows, FDA warns, AAH comments


SANDWICH, Mass. - Spiro Health has acquired Absolute Respiratory Care in Johnston, R.I., further cementing its presence in New England and the Northeast.

CareCentrix offers home health report


HARTFORD, Conn. - CareCentrix has published a report, “Health-at-Home 2020: The New Standard of Care Delivery,” that offers a deep dive into current attitudes about home health care and demonstrates why the trend toward care at home is in the best of interest of payers and patients.

Remote monitoring: Embrace technology, gather data, drive value


YARMOUTH, Maine – There’s “an explosion” in remote patient monitoring and HME providers need to have a firm grasp of the market if they want to benefit from the trend, says Dr. Richard Popiel.

Scott Markovich is on the hunt for Medicaid savings

At the top of his list: Keeping people home, reducing costs

HARTFORD, Conn. – With many state Medicaid programs facing increased enrollment but decreased budgets, the timing of CareCentrix’s recent expansion into the Medicaid managed care market couldn’t be better, says Scott Markovich.

CareCentrix adds UnitedHealth exec to board


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has added Charles Berg, a former senior executive at UnitedHealth Group, WellCare and Oxford Health, to its board of directors.

CareCentrix expands to Medicaid managed care


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix is expanding its services to managed Medicaid health plans and has named Scott Markovich to serve as its general manager of Medicaid.

CareCentrix adds Dr. Popiel to board


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has added Richard Popiel, MD, MBA, to its Strategic Advisory Board.

CareCentrix acquires Turn-Key Health


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has acquired Turn-Key Health, a community-based palliative care company serving health plans, hospitals and physicians.

CareCentrix puts hold on suspension


WASHINGTON – CareCentrix has informed AAHomecare that it will delay its policy of withholding payments to providers for PAP supply patients with copay balances of more than 180 days.