Top Home Care Predictions for 2022

The personal home care industry has received unprecedented recognition and praise over the last two years. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris explicitly mentioned home care – and home care workers – on the campaign trail and after inauguration. “Just the fact that a sitting president is talking about home care is huge,” […]

More Than 30,000 Home Care Workers Fail to Meet New York Vaccination Deadline

Roughly a month after New York state made being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 a job requirement for workers with the state’s licensed home health agencies, more than 30,000 caregivers failed to meet Thursday’s deadline. While the rate for New York home-based care workers checked in at about 86% partially vaccinated and 71% fully vaccinated, at […]

Home Care Operators Waiting for Clarity on Proposal to Boost Pay to 112% of Minimum Wage

Multiple scandals involving New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a related impeachment investigation will not slow down budget negotiations. That could mean a late night for the state’s home-based care operators, who are following the talks closely due to possible wage hikes on the table. As of Wednesday afternoon, New York lawmakers were full-speed ahead […]

50% Cut to Workforce Recruitment, Retention Fund Puts Home Care Providers in the Hot Seat

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his executive budget proposal for the state in January. Its litany of cost-saving cuts could leave home-based care providers vulnerable, industry stakeholders caution. Specifically, the proposed budget would mean a 50% reduction in home care workforce recruitment and retention funding, as well as a 1% reduction for Medicaid providers […]