Jim Moskal recently spoke with Robert Holly at Home Health Care News about the merger between Family Resource Home Care and Spokane-based Family Home Care. The merger creates a regional powerhouse capable of catching the attention of Medicare Advantage plans.
Jim supported the idea that prospective Medicare Advantage opportunities are driving home care consolidation.
“Why? Because non-medical home-focused agencies do not have experience billing MA plans, so they need to build out this competency, which means they need to invest in back-office personnel,” he told HHCN in an email. “One way to ease the burden of this investment is to build scale via acquisitions and spread these costs over a larger revenue base (and) infrastructure.”
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