Community HealthChoices is bringing managed care to the Pennsylvania home care market, and last week’s Pennsylvania Home Care Association (PHA) Annual Conference was a critical event for home care agencies to learn more about what these changes mean.
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21st Century CURES Act enforces the use of electronic visit verification (EVV) to combat fraud, waste and abuse in home care, but that’s not all.
In late 2016, the New York Times reported that home care aides represented one of the fastest-growing jobs in America, with more than 1.4 million people employed in the role.
Late last year, Congress passed the 21st Century CURES Act which, among other things, requires that all fifty states must choose a form of electronic visit verification (EVV) to verify in-home visits for both home care and personal care appointments.
The home care industry is complex. The American healthcare system is struggling to serve an aging population, a challenge that home care can help address.
Joel Krausz of ADS is a payroll and back office automation expert. ADS has established itself as the source for all-inclusive management solutions.
Consumer Directed Service (CDS) is not new to the home care industry, yet it’s becoming a focal point in 2017.
Posted by Home Health Care News; contributed by Tom Meyer, HHAeXchange. The numbers don’t lie.
We’ve reached an inflexion point in the home care industry, and the coming year is likely to result in several major steps forward in the areas of technology, quality and structure in the industry.