MIRAMAR, Fla. – With the Florida assets of Univita Health in hand, Integrated Home Care Investors and its leader Jorge Pereda could be poised to raise a new company from the ashes of the bankrupt provider, say industry analysts.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – The assets of defunct Univita Health will go on the auction block this week and among the bidders is a familiar face.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – The assets of defunct Univita Health will go on the auction block next week and a familiar face has already submitted a bid.
This is exactly the situation that we said would happen with this type of model that limits providers and limits access to care (“Chaos erupts as Univita loses biz,” September 2015 ).
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Now that Univita Health has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the picture looks bleak for HME providers owed money by the now-shuttered company.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Univita Health filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Aug. 28 in a move to liquidate its assets after closing abruptly earlier in the month.
HME providers are scrambling to get paid and to get in-network with health plans three weeks after the collapse of Univita Health.
Don’t do it, they said. It’s too risky, they said.
And yet, Florida Medicaid officials went ahead and gave their business to Univita Health. All of it.
Less than a year later, Univita has collapsed and patients, providers and the medical community are left scrambling.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Omar Olivier and about 1,000 other employees who have lost their jobs at Univita Health filed a class action complaint against the company on Aug. 2.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Less than a year after it took over the Florida Medicaid market, Univita Health has lost all of its contracts.
HME providers place much of the blame on Medicaid officials.
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