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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...

Belluscura, CareCentrix, Home Medical Equipment, NCPA, Numotion, VGM


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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...

Ambulatory Aids, CareCentrix, OIG, urinary supplies


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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...

CareCentrix, Home Medical Equipment


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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...

CareCentrix, Home Medical Equipment, Telehealth


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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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CareCentrix offers home health report

November 6, 2020HME News Staff

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. The report also includes perspectives from providers and policymakers who look at growing opportunities in home health care. Report highlights include: 95% of payers agree treatment at home is often more cost...

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Remote monitoring: Embrace technology, gather data, drive value

November 2, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

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. “I would encourage you to understand the market and what people are trying to do with the treatment plan,” said Popiel, senior advisor at McKinsey & Company and a member of CareCentrix's strategic advisory board.?“How do you monitor that? If you are delivering care at home and...

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Scott Markovich is on the hunt for Medicaid savings

September 30, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

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. “The largest pot of money is Medicaid for most governors,” said Markovich, the company's new general manager of Medicaid. “We are going to see a shifting of funds, as more people tax the system. They will transfer the risk to health plans and that's where...

CareCentrix, Medicaid, Scott Markovich


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