Must-Read News: Hometeam Leadership Shakeup

Happy Monday, home health care news readers. Kick off your week with our must-read news, including stories that caught our eye around the web. Keep reading to see our top stories from last week.

Last week, it was announced that former first lady Barbara Bush had passed away at the age of 92. In the days prior to her death, she opted to discontinue curative care in favor of “comfort care,” shedding light on the services of hospice.

While study after study reveals the vast majority of older adults want to live at home throughout the golden years, the truth may be another story, one Forbes writer argues. Posing a different type of question could uncover that more adults would be open to moving to age-restricted communities and assisted living facilities.

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The CEO of a home care startup, New York-based Hometeam, is stepping down from his role as the company transitions from a private pay model to rely exclusively on Medicaid reimbursement.

Also in New York, home care providers will have to grapple for managed care contracts as the 2019 state budget will start to limit how many agencies plans can contract with, starting October 2018.

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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