Contradictory Policymaking Has Led To Costlier Care: The Future of Health Care Is In The Home

The following is an op-ed submitted by: Ken Albert, CEO, Andwell Health Partners; David Causby, CEO, Gentiva; Marcylle Combs, CEO, MAC Legacy; Brent Korte, CEO, Frontpoint Health; John Olajide, CEO, Axxess; Billy Simione, Managing Principal, SimiTree; Jennifer Sheets, the former CEO of Interim HealthCare; Susan Ponder-Stansel, CEO, Alivia Care; David Totaro, Chief Government Affairs Officer, […]

Congresswoman Kat Cammack Introduces Legislation To Block 80-20 Rule

One policymaker is attempting to put a halt to the 80-20 rule. At the start of the week, the “Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services” rule was finalized. The 80-20 provision is, arguably, the most controversial component of the Medicaid rule. In summary, the provision calls for 80% of Medicaid payments for home- and community-based services […]

Inside Home-Based Care Provider Strategies For Surviving Under The Looming 80-20 Rule

After the release of the proposed “80-20 rule” last year for home- and community-based services (HCBS), providers had plenty of time to digest. Now, they’re formulating their plans of action ahead of the proposal’s potential finalization. Broadly, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule had several components, but the most controversial […]

How Personalized Health Care Is Changing The Role Of Home Care Providers

Personal home care providers have begun to ditch blanket approaches, instead opting for more patient-by-patient specificity. Going further to meet individual client needs enables home care to make a greater impact, while also increasing client satisfaction. “One of my favorite geriatricians once said, ‘If you’ve seen one senior patient, you’ve seen one senior patient,’” Senior […]

As Home Care Billing Rates Rise, Client Retention Becomes A Larger Priority For Providers

As the cost for home care rises, some providers are finding that clients have more of a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to mistakes or mishaps in care delivery or care planning.  With the stakes for client satisfaction arguably higher than ever, leaders of home care companies are leaning into client retention strategies. Generally, Sara […]

Future Leader: Sara Wilson, President and CEO, Home Assist Health

The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care. To see this year’s future leaders, visit Future Leaders online. Sara Wilson, president and CEO of Arizona-based […]