UnityPoint at Home partnered with WellSky to use its technology and provider organization to power care coordination and a skilled nursing facility (SNF)-at-home model. WellSky is a health and community care technology company. UnityPoint at Home is a subsidiary of UnityPoint Health that supports UnityPoint Accountable Care, the organization’s Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) and at-risk contracts. UnityPoint at Home will use WellSky’s care coordination platform and network of more than 4,000 personal care provider organizations to provide personal care as part of its SNF-at-home program in Iowa and Illinois. The SNF-at-home program will initially be introduced to UnityPoint consumers covered by the ACO models, with plans to support other payers and populations in the future.

UnityPoint at Home provides comprehensive in-home care, including home health, hospice, infusion therapy, rehabilitation, and home medical equipment services. UnityPoint at Home works together with its physicians and hospitals to coordinate the services, support and education necessary for individuals to continue their care at home. Services include adult and pediatric nursing, rehabilitation therapy, personal care and home support, infusion therapy, palliative care, hospice, and home medical equipment.

WellSky is a technology company that provides next-generation software, analytics, and services to help provider organizations, payers, health systems, and community organizations connect clinical and social care. WellSky serves more than 20,000 client sites around the world.

This was reported by WellSky on September 29, 2021.

Contact information: UnityPoint at Home, 11333 Aurora Ave., Urbandale, IA 50322; 888-584-6311; Website: https://www.unitypoint.org/homecare/default.aspx

Contact information: WellSky, 11300 Switzer Rd., Overland Park, KS 66210; 913-307-1000; Fax: 913-307-1111; Email: pr@WellSky.com; Website: https://wellsky.com/about-us/contact/

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COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit https://openminds.com/live-mbpi/ for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at events@openminds.com or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer

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