Another insurer is betting on home healthcare as the key to better health outcomes and lower spending. Clover Health, a Medicare Advantage insurer that uses data analytics to care for its members, is rolling out a program to deliver in-home primary care to their sickest seniors in hopes of reducing emergency room visits and hospitalizations.
Medicare Advantage insurer Clover Health bets on home care
As part of the program, San Francisco-based Clover will also provide genetic testing to plan members to help tailor their prescription drug medications.
Clover's foray into home-based care is part of a wider trend of health insurance companies increasingly shifting care away from hospitals in favor of lower-cost ambulatory centers and home healthcare services.
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