Home Health Care News March 2, 2021
Robert Holly

One of the biggest home health providers in the country is teaming up with one of the nation’s largest home care organizations.

Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) and Omaha, Nebraska-based Right at Home jointly announced a new preferred provider relationship on Tuesday. Broadly, the relationship is focused on “a strong mutual commitment to ongoing in-home care innovation,” the companies outlined.

Right at Home and Encompass Health have often worked together in the past to best serve patients and clients, according to Kerin Zuger, chief of strategic growth for the global in-home care franchise organization. The COVID-19 pandemic created a strategic need to work even closer together, however.

“We have had a more informal relationship with Encompass for years, but...

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