Mark Heaney: Why Home Care Providers Need to Shake ‘Non-Skilled’ Label 

By Mark Heaney for Home Health Care News Names are important. That’s why it’s time to scrap the “non-skilled” label in home care. With very good reason, the industry has reacted with great excitement to the early 2018 news that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is permitting Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to add home and community services […]

Home Health Agencies Helping Seniors to “Bring the Vote Home”

An initiative to help home-bound seniors take part in this year’s elections asks home health agencies to “Bring the Vote Home,” backed by the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare and the Council of State Home Care Associations. Caregivers working for agencies in more than a dozen states may be able to reverse the trend of […]