CareSouth Homecare Professionals is one of the largest providers of home care business services in the United States. The company s reimbursement department provides the core functions of insurance verification, authorizations, billing and collections, and accounts receivable management. Its utilization management department implements outcome and assessment information set reporting rules, liaison with fiscal intermediary, regulatory updates and training, and hotline for field staff. The firm s finance department provides data reports needed to manage the agency, including accounts receivable, financial trends and operational indicators. CareSouth Homecare Professionals is headquartered in Augusta, Ga. It owns more than 10 Medicare-certified home health agencies, and manages three Medicare-certified agencies for its private equity partner.