Griswold Continues Building Out Leadership Team; NAHC, HCAOA Announce Board Additions

Griswold adds to leadership team, board Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based Griswold Home Care has named Matt Ericksen director of sales and operations. In his new role, Ericksen will bring expertise in business development, compliance and recruitment to the team, according to the company. He was most recently the director of operations at BrightStar Care The Main […]

CareFinders Adds to Executive Team; Home Helpers Lands New Marketing Talent

CareFinders announces new leadership hires CareFinders Total Care has expanded its executive leadership team, naming Glenn Williams as the company’s new chief financial officer and Mary Morrisey-Gabriel as its new senior vice president of growth. Founded in 1995, Hackensack, New Jersey-based CareFinders provides home health care services to more than 8,500 patients throughout New Jersey, […]

HCAOA’s Vicki Hoak: Home Care Must Take Advantage of Its Moment in the Spotlight

Home-based care agencies and their workers are getting some rare time in the national spotlight during this year’s political cycle. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and VP pick Kamala Harris, for example, have gone out of their way to recognize the work that home-based care workers do on a regular basis. They’ve particularly heralded their […]

Understanding Local vs. Federal Regulations in Home Care

The home health care industry has seen an onslaught of regulatory changes over the last few years, with many making practices tougher. These changes are further complicated by the differences between state and federal regulations, and agencies need a clear understanding of both to remain compliant. In some states, such as Illinois, regulations can even vary by county, making compliance […]

Senators Ask for Halt to Pre-Claim Before Florida Start Date

Lawmakers in Florida have teamed up to ask Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price to delay the implementation of the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCRD) in the state. PCRD is currently underway in Illinois and is set to go into effect in Florida beginning April 1, 2017. U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and […]

Home Health Crystal Ball: Executives Predict the Future of 2017

Across the country, executives are trying to get a grip on what 2017 will bring for home health and home care. Despite great uncertainty surrounding an extensive transition of power at virtually all government levels, there are some signs and predictions executives are betting on. From the potential for a rollback in regulations to the […]

Home Care Workers Protest Nationwide for $15 Wage

Nationwide, home care workers protested on Tuesday, Nov. 28, to push for a $15 minimum wage, with many risking arrest. The planned “day of civil disobedience” was organized by the national organization Fight for $15, which lobbies for a $15 minimum wage and union rights, and is supported by workers from fast food, home care, […]

Business Briefs: National Home Health’s New CEO

National Home Health Care Corp. Names New CEO National Home Health Care Corp., the parent company of several home care services providers, has named Stan Dennis as CEO. Dennis succeeds Steven Fialkow, who is retiring after 33 years with the company. Dennis will remain on the company’s board. National Home Health is headquartered in Scarsdale, […]