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Humana finalizes rebrand of KAH to CenterWell Home Health

September 8, 2022HME News Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Humana has completed the rebrand of its home health division Kindred at Home (KAH) as CenterWell Home Health. The division has more than 350 locations serving 38 states. “Integrating home health operations into Humana’s home solutions business remains on track as we continue to build and scale our value-based home health offering to improve patient health outcomes nationally,” said Andy Agwunobi, M.D., president of Humana’s Home Solutions segment. “The...

CenterWell Home Health, Home health, Humana


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In brief: Sverica Capital, Humana, WellSky, CareBridge

June 17, 2022HME News Staff

BOSTON – Sverica Capital Management, a private equity investment firm, has made a strategic investment in SG Homecare, a Tustin, Calif.-based provider of DMEPOS to patients throughout the state.  SG specializes in using capitated contracts, serving a wide range of payers and risk-bearing provider groups, acting as a value-added partner to these organizations as they seek to provide high-quality care for their home-based populations.  “After an exhaustive search for the...

CareBridge, Humana, onehome, SG Homecare, Sverica Capital Management, WellSky


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Humana expands onehome into Virginia 

June 13, 2022HME News Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Humana is bringing its onehome value-based home care model to Virginia, as it continues to build its Home Solutions business.  onehome, a subsidiary of Humana, will coordinate convenient in-home care services for Humana Medicare Advantage plan members in the state, working closely with existing home care providers in the market.  “Humana’s acquisition of onehome in 2021 and expansion into Virginia this year further advances the company’s...

Humana, Medicare Advantage, onehome, Value-Based Care


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In brief: Quipt acquires, Humana divests, F&P debuts

April 22, 2022HME News Staff

CINCINNATI – Quipt Home Medical has acquired Good Night Medical, a business with operations across seven states, for about $7 million in cash.  The acquisition provides Quipt Home Medical with expansion opportunities into Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas, where it doesn’t have a presence.  “Good Night Medical strengthens our healthcare network across multiple states, enhancing our national coverage sphere over an area that includes about 5 million COPD sufferers...

ACHC, CPAP, Fisher & Paykel, Good Night Medical, Harmar, Humana, Orthotics, Quipt Home Medical


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In brief: FDA and Philips, Advent and Life Tech, Humana and Kindred at Home

March 11, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says efforts by Philips Respironics to notify patients and others of its recall of certain ventilators and CPAP and BiPAP devices and the risk of harm from the polyester-based polyurethan (PU-PUR) sound abatement foam used in those products have been “inadequate.”  The FDA on March 10 issued a notification order to Philips Respironics requiring the company to notify all device users, DME suppliers, distributors, retailers,...

Advent Home Medical, Humana, Life Tech, OPGA, Ossur, Permobil Foundation, Rhythm Healthcare


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Humana rebrands home health division

March 7, 2022HME News Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Humana has started to transition Kindred at Home’s home health division to the CenterWell Home Health Brand in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and North Carolina.  The insurer launched the CenterWell brand a year ago to represent its payer-agnostic health care service offerings.  “While the CenterWell Home Health brand is new, our commitment to high-quality, compassionate care is stronger than ever,” said Andy Agwunobi,...

Home health care, Humana, Kindred at Home, onehome


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Humana names Dr. Agwunobi to lead home business

February 7, 2022HME News Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Humana has named Andrew Agwunobi, M.D., MBA, as the new president of the company’s Home Solutions business effective Feb. 21. He comes to Humana from the University of Connecticut, where he serves as interim university president and CEO of the UConn Health System. “Andy is just the person we need for this critical Humana role leading our Home Solutions business,” said Bruce Broussard, president and CEO of Humana. “He has a real passion for care in the...

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Humana buys second home care provider

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Humana buys another home care provider

June 15, 2021HME News Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Humana has signed a definitive agreement to acquire onehome, a provider of a variety of home-based services, from WayPoint Capital Partners.  onehome has been operating a value-based model in Florida and Texas, and has served Humana members since 2015.  “At Humana, we are implementing a strategy to build a new value-based home health model that will improve patient outcomes, increase satisfaction for patients and providers, and provide greater value for...

Humana, M&A, onehome, Private Equity, Value-Based Care


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Roche, Humana settle kickback allegations

February 10, 2021HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - Roche Diagnostics and Humana have agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit for $12.5 million, after the government declined to intervene in the case.  Roche was charged with violating the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, causing false claims to be submitted to the Medicare Advantage program and defrauding taxpayers, in a lawsuit filed in 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by a former employee of the company.  Humana...

Diabetes Testing Supplies, Humana, Roche Diagnostics Corp.


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AAH updates: Humana, Indiana Medicaid, telehealth

September 10, 2020HME News Staff

AAHomecare is drafting a response to Humana's decision to make changes in its authorization process for non-invasive ventilators, including providing only a 90-day initial authorization and requiring compliance data to extend authorization. The association has a number of concerns with the change, including how it will impact patients, how it might result in re-hospitalizations, how it's inconsistent with Medicare requirements, and how it's a more restrictive authorization process during a public...

aahomecare, Humana


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