Patients Who Refuse Home Health More Likely to be Readmitted
5/17/2017 Patients are not the only ones to “misunderstand” the benefits of home health care services, Rosati said. Family caregivers, who are sometimes the decision-makers for patients, also may lack the knowledge of what home health care can provide. Those ...
Hospital Impact: Replacing Medicaid funding with block grants will burden states, reduce access to treatment
5/17/2017 More than 10 million people with disabilities have access to healthcare and home care services through Medicaid, according to MedPac.
State Officials Request More Power to Crack Down on Home Care
5/17/2017 More than two-dozen state attorneys general are pushing for more power and funds to monitor home care quality. They penned a letter to Health and Human Services Sec.
FirstLight Home Care Celebrates Caregiver of the Year
5/17/2017 "Debbie is a shining example of the kind of caregivers we have at FirstLight," said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care co-founder and CEO. "We are blessed to have hundreds of fantastic caregivers serving FirstLight clients throughout the U.S., and this ...
Aging At Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts
5/17/2017 Through Medicaid, Randall has the services of home-care aides 12 hours a day Monday through Friday and half the day on Saturday.
LA City Attorney sues firm with many Filipino caregivers for wage theft
5/17/2017 LOS ANGELES - In a precedent-setting case to enforce minimum wage and overtime pay for domestic workers and protect immigrant workers against wage theft, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit against Canoga Park-based homecare provider ...
The Caring Corner: Will Medicare Pay for Home Care?
5/17/2017 Most seniors who need home care need much more than those few visits. They need caregivers for a few hours to all day to assist them with housekeeping, meal preparation, bathing, toileting, dressing and grooming.
The Caring Corner: Will Medicare Pay for Home Care? - Chapelboro ...
5/17/2017 So often we get calls from folks who ask if Medicare will pay for home care visits. They had a friend who was recovering from hip surgery and nursing assistants ...
Massachusetts Home Health Aides Demand Higher Wages
5/17/2017 Many of these advocates claim these services save the state millions in nursing home and other costlier care options and while the ratio of caregivers to those who need support is 1:2 (1 caregiver per 2 individuals in need), they say more are needed.
Hibernian Home Care Receives 2017 Best of Home Care - PR.com
5/17/2017 Hibernian Home Care's compassionate service and dedication to making a difference in their client's lives earns them recognition in Home Care Pulse Best of ...