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Walgreens investment ‘endorsement’ of CareCentrix model, CEO says

October 15, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. – Walgreens’ investment in CareCentrix will accelerate the ongoing shift of health care to the home, says CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll.   Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Oct. 14 that it plans to acquire a majority share of CareCentrix, investing $330 million for a 55% stake, and is investing $5.2 billion in VillageMD, a primary care provider, to launch Walgreens Health.   “COVID has underscored for everyone that we need to...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to acquire majority stake in CareCentrix

October 14, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Walgreens Boots Alliance is acquiring a majority share of CareCentrix, investing $330 million for a 55% stake. The deal will boost Walgreens capabilities in post-acute and home care, in support of its launch of Walgreens Health, a customer-centric, technology-enabled care model powered by a nationally scaled, locally delivered health care platform. “COVID-19 has made it clear that providing care in the home and community is the future of not only post-acute care,...

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CareCentrix recognized for employee wellness

September 28, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has been named a recipient of the annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program. Cigna Well-Being award winners are evaluated based on the quality of several factors of their wellness program, including leadership engagement, company culture, strategy and goals, implementation and employee engagement. “We believe that at its best, a business...

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CareCentrix appoints clinical expert to advisory board

May 12, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has appointed Dr. Jennifer Schneider to its strategic advisory board. Schneider most recently served as president at Livongo Health, where she oversaw the strategic, technical and clinical direction of the company. She has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives and by Fierce Healthcare as a Women of Influence for her success empowering women and modeling diversity in the workplace. “Over...

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In brief: Delivery costs, CPAP compliance, CareCentrix model 

March 12, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The cost of delivering home medical equipment has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a new survey from VGM.   The survey of nearly 100 medical equipment providers in eight regions of the U.S. looked at vehicle cost per trip; PPE expense; labor expense per hour; and time of travel, equipment set-up and instruction, and equipment pickup.  In the Great Lakes region, for example, the average delivery cost has...

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Study supports CareCentrix model

March 9, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON and HARTFORD, Conn. – Avalere, an independent health care research and consulting firm, has found a major reduction in the total cost of care for patients managed by CareCentrix through reduced emergency room visits, hospital utilization and hospital readmissions.  Avalere found that the total cost for Medicare Advantage members was 44% lower in the CareCentrix-managed population during the initial 90 days following discharge and 27% lower twelve months after...

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AAHomecare roundup: CareCentrix, OIG 

January 11, 2021HME News Staff

CareCentrix has notified providers servicing Florida Blue beneficiaries that they will be adding ambulatory aids, such as canes and walkers, to the list of non-life-sustaining products subject to suspension for patient balances that are 180 days past due, starting Feb. 1, AAHomecare reports. CareCentrix first implemented this policy for CPAP and PAP supplies in June…The Office of Inspector General will conduct a report on supplier acquisition costs for urinary...

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What's optimal payment?

December 29, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

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. The slow-moving health care industry is finally catching up, says Dr. Jasen Gundersen, chief medical officer for CareCentrix, leveraging telehealth in a big way to increase care in the home. Gundersen spoke with HME News...

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What's the 'optimal reimbursement'?

November 24, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

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.The slow-moving health care industry is finally catching up, says Dr. Jasen Gundersen, chief medical officer for CareCentrix, leveraging telehealth in a big way to increase care in the home. “The use...

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

November 6, 2020HME News Staff

SANDWICH, Mass. - Spiro Health has acquired Absolute Respiratory Care in Johnston, R.I., further cementing its presence in New England and the Northeast.  Absolute Respiratory Care offers a full range of home medical equipment and supplies with a focus on sleep services. Through wireless monitoring, the provider has created a touchless telehealth model for sleep therapy.  “Absolute Respiratory Care is excited to join with the team at Spiro Health,” said Jayne Matoian,...

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