CHI Health at Home Named 2018 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Milford, OH – CHI Health at Home is proud to announce 15 of our home care agencies have been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

The ranking is developed CHI Health at Home Named 2018 ABILITY HomeCare Elite by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, publisher of Home Health Line and the Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual.

CHI Health at Home is thrilled to recognize our following locations for achieving this prestigious and elite designation:

Top 500:
American Nursing Care in Zanesville, OH
Community Mercy Home Care in Springfield, OH
Reid Home Health in Richmond, IN
Southeastern Home Care in Barnesville, OH
VNA Health at Home in Clarksville, IN
VNA Health at Home in London, KY
Top Agency:
American-Mercy Home Care in Cincinnati, OH
American Nursing Care in Columbus, IN
American Nursing Care in Evansville, IN
American Nursing Care in Marion, OH
CHI Franciscan Health at Home in Tacoma, WA
CHI Health at Home in Lincoln, NE
CHI St. Vincent Health at Home in Morrilton, AR
Good Samaritan Home Care Services in Vincennes, IN
Mercy Home Care in Des Moines, IA

“I would like to congratulate the team at CHI Health at Home and thank them for their commitment to providing consistently high-quality care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “During a time of increasing demands on home health professionals’ time and attention, these caregivers and leaders have demonstrated that they have prioritized their patients and created a solid foundation for serving their communities and partnering with other healthcare providers.”

“I am overjoyed that each of these teams are being recognized for the incredibly important work they do every day to continue our ministry of care and healing in our communities and strengthen our legacy for the future,” said Trisha Crissman, COO and Vice President of Home Care and Hospice for CHI Health at Home. “Their dedication to the highest level of quality outcomes and their true passion for going above and beyond to serve others is what makes them world class and so deserving of this important recognition. I am very proud to work with such a wonderful team of talented caregivers who are committed to providing our patients with the best experience possible, all while improving our overall results.”

HomeCare Elite agencies are determined by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience (HHCAHPS), quality improvement and consistency, and financial health. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least three outcomes in Home Health Compare. Out of 8,898 agencies considered, 2,223 are recognized on the 2018 HomeCare Elite winners list overall. The entire list of 2018 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the ABILITY Network website at


CHI Health at Home, based out of Milford, OH, provides the best quality and comprehensive home-based services communities, nationwide. By offering five unique services; home care and supplemental staffing, hospice, home respiratory care, home infusion therapy, and medical transportation, each service line works together to form one continuous approach to health and wellness. CHI Health at Home is the national home health service provider for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) which is one of the nation’s largest health systems comprised of 101 hospitals, 29 critical-access facilities, community health services organizations, home-health agencies, and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. For more information, please visit



ABILITY Network, an Inovalon Company (NASDAQ:INOV), is a leading cloud-based, SaaS information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. The combination of myABILITY and the Inovalon ONE™ Platform creates a vertically integrated cloud-based platform empowering the achievement of real-time value-based care from payers, manufacturers and diagnostics, all the way to the patient’s point of care. For more information, visit or write to [email protected]. For more information about HomeCare Elite, call 888.572.4009, write to [email protected] or visit


For over 30 years, DecisionHealth, an H3.Group brand, has served as the industry’s leading source for news, analysis and instructional guidance with brand names such as Home Health Line and Part B News. Our unique blend of award-winning on-staff journalists and unmatched access to health care executives, providers and their administrative staffs results in business management advice and operationally focused editorial that has captured the attention of nearly 100,000 home health care professionals and specialty physician practices. 


In March 2017, Simplify Compliance LLC announced the merger of DecisionHealth, LLC with existing brands HCPro and HealthLeaders Media, to form the H3.Group! H3.Group, with its three pillars of thought leadership, expertise, and application, provides critical insight, analysis, tools and training to healthcare organizations nationwide empowering today’s healthcare professionals with solution-focused information and intelligence to guide their organizations’ efforts in achieving compliance, financial performance, leadership, and organizational excellence. The creation of the H3.Group comes as healthcare faces an unprecedented period of transition that brings uncertainty and opportunity. As policies and regulations are revisited and payment models changed, the need for clarity, actionable guidance and expert training for all provider settings and functional areas will increase dramatically.