Home Health Industry Driving NYC Job Growth

Nationwide, home-based care is booming. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects job growth for home health aides and caregivers to increase 41% by 2026, compared to an average growth rate of 7% for all occupations. In New York City, that trend is already taking hold. About one-third of the city’s job growth between […]

Humana Names Home Business President; Kindred at Home Rounds Out Leadership Team

Humana Appoints Segment President Louisville, Kentucky-based Insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has named the next leader of its ever-evolving home business segment. Susan Diamond will serve as segment president of Humana’s home business segment moving forward, according to the company. The segment was previously led by William Fleming, who will continue to lead Humana’s […]

Home Health Company Forced to Pay Back Wages to 233 Employees

As restitution for violating state wage laws, a Massachusetts home health care company and its owner have been ordered to pay $162,000 in penalties and back wages to more than 230 employees. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday that Worcester-based Pinnacle Home Healthcare Services Inc. and owner Pauline Mwangi failed to pay caregivers their […]

Movers & Shakers: LHC Group Names New CMO, Senior Helpers Adds to Board

LHC Group names new chief medical officer LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) has appointed Dr. Tricia Nguyen as its new executive vice president and chief medical officer. Lafayette, Louisiana-based LHC Group and its 32,000 employees deliver home health, hospice, personal care and facility-based services to patients throughout 36 states. In her new role, Dr. Nguyen […]

Your Opinion Matters — Staffing Trends Survey

Staffing is often cited as the most important challenge impacting care delivery in the home. Please complete this three-minute survey to provide your thoughts and input into these challenges — and their impact on business. A summary report of the findings will be released this fall. All responses gathered shall remain confidential, and your information […]

Home Health Workers to Receive More Than $30 Million in Back Pay

More than 49,000 home health care workers in one state are set to receive millions in back pay later this week, as well as pay raises going forward, according to the Associated Press. The state of Illinois plans to release $30.7 million to the Department of Human Services — which pays the workers — on […]