The Nurse Practitioner Workforce is Booming — And That’s Good for Home Health Providers

From 2010 to 2017, the amount of nurse practitioners in the United States more than doubled from 91,000 to 190,000, a new study published in Health Affairs found. The study draws from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Although researchers didn’t analyze the nurse practitioner (NP) boom’s effect on home-based care directly, there are some […]

Home Health, Hospice Executives to See 2.73% Salary Bump in 2019

Salaries for home health and hospice corporate executives will see a planned increase of 2.73% in 2019, a new industry compensation report has found. Execs from agencies with under $30 million in annual revenues are set for the biggest salary bump. Findings come from the recently released 2018-2019 Multi-Facility Corporate Compensation Report, produced by the […]

Hospice Execs Make More Than Home Health Counterparts

Hospice nurses are in high demand, but not all positions are paid equally, according to the latest Hospice Salary & Benefits Report from the Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS). Hospital-based hospice RNs received the highest pay, according to the 2017-2018 report, while for-profit hospice RNs received the lowest pay. The report analyzed statistics from […]

How Much Home Health Care Employees Are Making

Salaries for home health care and hospice employees rose modestly from 2016 to 2017, according to the 2017-2018 Homecare Salary & Benefits report from Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS). HCS provides salary and benefits studies and custom marketplace studies for the health care industry. From 2016 to 2017, all positions in home health care […]

Salaries Are Climbing for Home Health Therapists

Home health care therapists saw a slight bump in salary from 2016 to 2017, according to a recent report from Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS), a national health care and salary and benefits research firm. The increase spelled “good news” for the sector, according to Rosanne Zabka, director of reports at HCS. For the Rehabilitation […]

Monday Briefing: Trump CMS Pick Faces Another Vote

Happy Monday! To get your mind warmed up after a chilly weekend and get a jump-start on your week, take a minute to review the hottest news around the industry. To start, President Trump’s nominee to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will see a second voting round with The Senate Finance […]

Average Home Health Executive Compensation for 2016

Around the home health industry, executive compensation is going up, according to the 2016-2017 Multi-Facility Corporate Compensation Report from Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS). In the 33rd edition of the report, a survey conducted in November 2016 by HCS calculated salary, total compensation and benefits from long-term care, hospitals and home health and hospice participants. […]