The intersection of home health and behavioral health is driving Massachusetts-based Innovive Health west. The 23-year-old data-driven home care firm that delivers complex behavioral health services to vulnerable patients is expanding to Colorado.

The company announced Tuesday it has opened an office in Colorado Springs and has already begun caring for complex patients in their homes. Innovive Health founder and CEO Joseph McDonough told McKnight’s Home Care Daily Pulse the move to Colorado was an obvious decision due to the company’s strong focus on helping Medicaid beneficiaries.

“Colorado has a Medicaid system that supports our services,” McDonough explained. “They also have an extremely high need for access due to some barriers to access to care and there is a huge need.”

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