In the next 30 years, the number of senior citizens in the United States is expected to reach nearly 89 million, which is more than double the current population.
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In the United States, Consumer Directed Services (CDS) continues to grow as states prepare to address a looming shortage of home care workers.
Since the Fair Labor Standards Act went into effect in 2015, granting home care workers the right to overtime compensation, overtime management has become a significant challenge facing home care providers.
When home care agencies begin to grow and expand, many variables – from confusing technology compliance updates to sky-high administrative expenses – often hinder even the best intentions.
A quality employee base is important in every industry, but in home care, it’s an absolute necessity.
Value-based care is a major area of focus in the health care community and home care is no exception.
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.
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.