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, […]