Must-Read News: Hurricane Irma Hits Hard

Welcome back to another week, Home Health Care News readers. Catch up with our must-read news before diving into your Monday. Keep reading to see our top stories from last week.

Over the weekend, the biggest news around the country was Hurricane Irma, which slammed into Florida. Read our coverage here.

Around the Web 

Texas is facing a caregiver crisis, but caregivers in the state rank among the lowest-paid in the nation, according to Austin’s NPR station, KUT.

Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Seema Verma, penned a blog post last week on the value of the people in the health care system.

An industry insider wrote about what to do when patients refuse home health care for The Huffington Post.

Top Reads 

Here’s how Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) is taking steps to reduce readmission rates.

Home health care valuations have been reaching impressive multiples, but there’s more than meets the eye in these deals.

A housekeeping startup is paying it’s workers $16 per hour, and home care companies might find inspiration in the business model.

Written by Amy Baxter

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Amy Baxter
Assistant Editor at Home Health Care News
When not writing about all things home health, Amy fulfills her lifelong dream of becoming a pirate by sailing in regattas and enjoying rum. Fun fact: she sailed 333 miles across Lake Michigan in the Chicago Yacht Club "Race to Mackinac."



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