Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.

Home Health Companies Record Strong April Results

The share prices of publicly held home health companies reached a new index high in April, rising nearly 7% during the month and far outpacing the performance of the S&P 500 index, according to the Home Health Index tracked by Stoneridge Partners.

Bayada Bets on Startup with $4 Million in Backing

Bayada Home Health Care has completed a successful pilot with tech startup PreparedHealth, which in turn has now secured $4 million in new investor funding. PreparedHealth aims to bridge health care providers and services to better serve patients at home, while Bayada is working on rolling out the platform to all its 300 locations.

Senate committee advances bill that expands telehealth access for chronically ill Medicare patients

The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday advanced the CHRONIC Care Act bill aimed at improving care quality and coordination for Medicare recipients, in part by allowing greater use of telehealth.

New $60 Million Fund Will Target In-Home Solutions

A San Diego-based investment group has created a new $60 million fund to finance health care startups, including those with in-home and virtual care support systems.