Why Minnesota’s Largest Medicare Advantage Provider is Investing in Lifespark
Oct 12, 2021
With enrollment up and more plans launching each year, Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations have had to figure out how to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive field.
For many, MA differentiation has meant embracing in-home care and actually acquiring, or investing in, provider partners. The latest example of this trend took place Tuesday, with Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Lifespark announcing a new strategic investment from UCare.
HIPAA Reform Should Protect Patients, Scale Back Silos Around Medical Data
March 24, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In an opinion piece featured in Healthcare Dive, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, argues for an update of HIPAA that acknowledges an advanced technology landscape and scales back healthcare data silos. This conversation is getting a lot of buzz in Washington as congress looks to pass a bill which calls for a commission to review existing state […]
Data Equals Dollars: Senior Living Providers Blaze New Trails to Capture Care Revenue
March 17, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Senior Housing News, interviewed Molly Toulouse, VP, Senior Living for a feature story on maximizing care revenue. Austin Montgomery, reporter, wanted insight into how senior living operators are shifting their strategy to capture new revenue opportunities based on care. Lifespark is noted as an example of how companies are getting creative in finding new ways […]
That’s what Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen and LeadingAge President & CEO Katie Smith Sloan answered in a Q&A in Modern Healthcare. The healthcare industry is facing a wide variety of challenges—and solutions aren’t always straightforward shared the reporter, David May. The number of people age 65 and older in the U.S. is projected to rise […]