Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED), a leading healthcare at home company, announced today the Company has entered into a collaborative partnership with myNEXUS®, a leading post-acute technology and home-based benefit management company based in Nashville, TN.
This new partnership allows Amedisys to focus on care delivery, leverages the strength of benefit coordination from myNEXUS®, and seeks to maximize the population health needs of our shared payor partners while exploring new ways to share risk.
The goal of the partnership is to jointly serve a limited number of payor population health needs in select states. Together with myNEXUS, Amedisys will pursue new and innovative ways to pair an industry-leading home healthcare provider with coordinated benefit management and strong analytic solutions to further focus on quality, outcomes, and lower total cost of care for Medicare Advantage plans and their members.
“Quality clinical programs, outstanding patient outcomes and a solid value proposition are the cornerstone of our home health care solutions,” said Christy Vitulli, Senior Vice President of Payor Services at Amedisys, Inc. “Quality and affordability are top of mind, and the opportunity with myNEXUS allows us to focus on patient outcomes, increase the predictability of care in the home, and better align payor, provider and patient goals.”
“We’re proud to partner with a national leader in the home healthcare and hospice care arena,” said Jonathan Davis, CFO at myNEXUS. “We share Amedisys’ viewpoint that best-in-class quality, outcomes and value is a shared responsibility, and we’re excited to collaborate on innovative ways to deliver value to both the patients we serve and our payor partners.”
“We look forward to embarking on this exciting journey together with myNEXUS,” Vitulli said.
Amedisys, Inc. is a leading healthcare at home Company delivering personalized home health, hospice and personal care. Amedisys is focused on delivering the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based personal care; recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury; care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease; or hospice care at the end of life. We partner with 3,000 hospitals and 59,000 physicians nationwide have chosen Amedisys as a partner in post-acute care. Founded in 1982, headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA with an executive office in Nashville, TN, Amedisys is a publicly held company. With more than 16,000 employees, in 432 care centers in 34 states, Amedisys is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care to the doorsteps of more than 385,000 patients in need every year. For more information about the Company, please visit www.amedisys.com.
Founded in 2014, myNEXUS is an innovative, technology-driven care management company focused on serving and keeping clients in their home through intelligent, connected care. myNEXUS partners with Health Insurers and Healthcare Providers to expertly deliver cost effective services that reduce risks, promote independence, and improve quality of life for members and families. myNEXUS provides value to our partners by expertly managing home based services such as Home Health, DME, and IV Infusion through our innovative technology and collaboration with our Providers. For more information regarding myNEXUS and our service offerings, please visit www.mynexuscare.com.