If a home care worker could work their shift, come home and take a class to receive certification or more credentialing, which may lead to higher wages, they may be more invested in home care as a profession.
How to become a Medicare-certified home health agency
May 17, 2022
Becoming a Medicare-certified home health agency requires strict adherence to the rules of the Medicare program.
No place like home — even for hospital care
May 13, 2022
t’s hard not to be a little gaga over hospital-at-home, which essentially lets people undergo their hospital stay at home after an in-hospital assessment.
Hospital-at-home places undue burden on family caregivers
Sarah Stephens Winnay
May 10, 2022
During COVID-19, the trend of “hospital-at-home” was fueled by good intentions to get patients out of the hospital and into a safer setting. But it has resulted in sending some patients home without...
Home care community takes key step on staffing woes
May 06, 2022
If there was ever a time to pull out the stops to tackle home care’s caregiver shortage, it would be now.
Shift to aging in place has become a multibillion-dollar opportunity
May 03, 2022
There are massive opportunities for better aging and the organizations and investors in this sector.
Medicare Advantage or taking advantage?
Apr 29, 2022
It’s becoming increasingly clear that the government needs to rein in Medicare Advantage.
The home health aide shortage is the biggest healthcare staffing issue
Apr 28, 2022
The nursing shortage is top of mind for many of us these days. But the shortage of home health aides poses a more pressing problem for healthcare.
Why in-depth training is the key to retaining therapists in home health
Apr 26, 2022
By elevating therapists’ training and development programs, employers can bring talented practitioners back into the profession — and keep them there.
Home care providers, brace yourselves for more hits in 2022
Apr 22, 2022
It would be an understatement to say that 2022 has not been an easy year for home care providers. Unfortunately, things may get even tougher.