Federal Court Strikes Down Overtime Wage Rules for Some Home Care Workers

Reversing a hotly contested wage rule decided earlier this year, a U.S. District Court ruling prior to the holiday Christmas that overturned certain minimum wage and overtime protections for home care workers has spurred mixed reactions between advocacy groups and industry stakeholders.  Considered a major victory by home care trade associations, the ruling in the […]

3 Threats Facing the Home Health Care Industry

As the elderly population grows in the coming years, so too will the home care industry — but not without facing significant threats, industry experts say. The baby boom population will push the demand for home health care, with more than 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day. In addition to the sheer demographics, home health […]

NAHC Files Lawsuit Against DOL Companionship Rules

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice and two other advocacy organizations have filed a lawsuit aiming to overturn a law by the U.S. Department of Labor, which they suggest has a negative impact on consumer-directed home care. The NAHC, Home Care Association of America and the International Franchise Association have filed suit against the […]

Home Care Industry Called to Share Best Practices at Arizona Conference

Nonprofit Home Care Association of America (HCAOA)—formerly known as the National Private Duty Association—will host its 2013 Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. The event, in its 11th consecutive year, will be held September 25-27 at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Hotel. The theme for this year’s conference is Care to Compete…Adapt & Thrive. Open to all […]