Category: Bayada Home Health Care

  • Home-Based Care Leaders Discuss Staffing-Woe Mitigation, ‘Ghosting’ in Recruiting

    Though staffing remains the top challenge for the home-based care industry, providers agree that there isn’t one universal panacea.. Instead, there are various approaches that have yielded results for different agencies across the country. One of these approaches is making sure that potential clinicians and caregivers know about the job opportunities that exist within home-based […]

  • Proposed Payment Rules for Other Settings Forecast Home Health Trouble

    Home health operators are still several weeks away from getting a glimpse at the proposed payment rule for 2023. Even so, they’re beginning to see signs of concern that they’ll not be getting an inflation-adjusted rate. Because of workforce investments, more expensive supplies and the overall cost increase of goods and services in the U.S., […]

  • Why Bayada Believes Its Digitized Data-Tracking Tools Will Be a Differentiator

    Bayada Home Health Care has launched a new suite of digital services to augment its partnerships with hospitals and health systems. Among many other things, the company believes that the new digital services will be a differentiator for it in the marketplace and also enable it to not just collect data, but also do something […]

  • Report: Increased Home-Based Care Could Save Florida $745 Million Annually

    Providing care in the home instead of in a nursing home could save the state of Florida $745 million in fiscal savings annually. That’s according to a recent report released from Florida TaxWatch, an independent research institute. The report is an analysis of the possible safety benefits, fiscal savings and quality outcomes from expanding home- […]

  • Bayada to Lay Off Nearly 700 Employees, Close Four Locations

    Bayada Home Health Care is laying off 682 workers in Florida while closing five of its locations in the state. The Business Observer was the first to report the news. The locations hit hardest by the layoffs are Brooskville, Brandon and New Port Richey, where 306, 150 and 144 workers will lose their jobs, respectively, […]

  • Future Leader: Carla Martinoff, Division Director, Bayada Home Health Care

    The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care. To see this year’s future leaders, visit Carla Martinoff, division director at Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada […]

  • Bayada Agrees to Pay $17M to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

    The Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada Home Health Care has agreed to pay $17 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The settlement resolves DOJ’s allegations that Bayada violated the Anti-Kickback Statute by paying a kickback to a retirement home operator by purchasing two of its home health agencies […]

  • Home Health Industry Must Plan for Future PDGM Fight

    With a 1.7% bump to Medicare rates and seemingly few modifications to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), the home health proposed payment rule for calendar year 2022 felt relatively benign at first glance. In reality, though, the June 28 proposal from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) likely sets up a policy […]

  • Staffing Shortages Force Home Health Giant Bayada to Deny 64% of Referrals in Key Markets

    Aging services providers are holding their collective breath as Congress moves toward a vote on the budget reconciliation package, which could designate massive amounts of money to home- and community-based services. And those funds are more than needed, a group of leaders said during a Tuesday press conference hosted by the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy organization […]

  • ‘Bring It On’: Home Health Executives Embrace HHVBP Expansion

    When the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first released its home health proposed payment rule for 2022, its nationwide expansion of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model was recognized as a potential game-changer for the home health industry. While HHVBP has been heralded for its ability to improve quality of care […]

  • VCU Health, BAYADA launch home care, hospice joint venture

    The Virginia-based health system is teaming up with BAYADA Home Health Care to create a new company providing home-based and hospice care. BAYADA will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, while VCU Health will collaborate on overall quality and safety.

  • LeadingAge, Bayada Urge Congress to Invest in Aging Services Infrastructure

    Leaders across the senior care sector have banded together and are urging Congress to back legislation that will increase access to care services. And help is long overdue, they argue. For decades, aging services have been underfunded in the U.S., according to Katie Smith Sloan, president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit LeadingAge. Sloan […]

  • What Medicare Advantage Plans Want From Home-Based Care Providers

    Medicare Advantage (MA) has provided tailwinds for home-based care providers, as the overall MA member population has grown substantially over the last decade. In 2020, there were over 24 million MA members in the U.S., over double the amount there were in 2010 and nearly five times the amount in 2005, according to Centers for […]

  • The Top 10 Largest Home Health, Hospice Providers in 2020

    Kindred at Home remained at the top of the home health care mountain in 2020, checking in as the largest provider in the country, according to the latest annual ranking from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Kindred specifically captured nearly 6% of the national market share last year. Kindred at Home is part of Humana Inc. (NYSE: […]

  • Bayada Teams Up with CareBridge to Better Manage Health Care Costs

    Bayada Home Health Care and CareBridge announced Tuesday that the two companies are teaming up to better manage health care costs. A nonprofit, the Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada provides a range of in-home care services to older adults, children and individuals living with disabilities across 22 states and more than 345 locations. The large home-based […]

  • Bayada CEO David Baiada: The Surge Is Real — And It’s Happening to Us

    At one point during the spring COVID-19 surge, Bayada Home Health Care and its in-home care workers burned through a year’s worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) in a single week. Since then, the Moorestown, New Jersey-based home health, hospice and personal care services provider has largely mastered the PPE problem. Now, its biggest challenge […]

  • How Home Health Agencies Can Build Stronger Relationships with Senior Living Operators

    During the COVID-19 crisis, senior living communities and long-term care facilities have sometimes been wary about letting outsiders onto their premises, including home health and hospice clinicians. That has repeatedly been a major challenge and point of concern for home health providers over the past several months, at times even leading to significant dips in […]

  • Bayada, Baptist Health Announce New Joint Venture

    Bayada Home Health Care — one of the largest nonprofit providers of in-home care and post-acute care services in the country — is expanding its already massive footprint. It’s doing so at a time when the need for home-based care is at an all-time high. On Thursday, the Moorestown, New Jersey-based company announced it is […]

  • Bayada, Universal Health Services to Launch New Joint Venture Focused on the Home

    Bayada Home Health Care on Thursday announced plans to form a new joint venture with Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS), one of the largest providers of hospital and health care services in the country. Broadly, the goal of the newly announced JV is to meet the increased future demand for in-home care across both […]