Posts Tagged ‘CareCentrix’

Home Health Line: Florida Association Seeks Congressional Relief From MA Pain

June 24, 2013

By Burt Schorr, Home Health Line

The visit authorization delays and denials home health agencies long have experienced in serving Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees show no signs of going away. But a new letter from the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) to a key senator aims to provide relief for the ever-worsening situation.

Home health executives are finding themselves forced to invest more and more hours in getting the information and authorizations plans require. Indeed, plans’ coverage reductions and delayed authorizations effectively have restricted beneficiary access to quality home care, the HCAF noted in its recent letter to Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., chairman of the Senate Aging Committee. (more…)

CareCentrix Adds 152 Health Care Jobs to Tampa Bay Economy

October 7, 2011

Published in The St. Petersburg Times by Jeff Harrington

Chalk up another example of how health care continues to pump up Tampa Bay’s weakened economy.

CareCentrix is expanding its operation in Tampa’s Westlake Corporate Center and adding another 152 jobs, bringing its total work force here to more than 500 employees. (more…)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Names CareCentrix Exclusive Provider of Home Health Care Services

September 8, 2011

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) and CareCentrix, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of home health benefits management services, together announce a new business partnership that will benefit BCBSF members across the state of Florida.

CareCentrix will now become BCBSF’s exclusive provider of home health services for its nearly 4 million members. BCBSF members will benefit from the relationship as CareCentrix provides a centralized solution that coordinates all of a patient’s home health care needs, including skilled nursing services, home infusion therapies and durable medical equipment. Founded in 1996, CareCentrix has grown to become the leading provider of home health benefits management services to more than 30 million people across the country through its network of 7,000 credentialed home care providers. (more…)