Category Archive: Home Health Care

Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently

A pilot program for frail low-income seniors provides much-needed help in dealing with “daily activities” and offers practical solutions.

Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently

A pilot program for frail low-income seniors provides much-needed help in dealing with “daily activities” and offers practical solutions.

Health Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?

The health care industry adds thousands of jobs to the economy each month. While they aren’t all doctors and nurses, they aren’t all paper pushers either.

Will Maine Voters Decide To Make Aging In Place Affordable?

A ballot initiative in Maine proposes that free home care services be available to all residents who need help with at least “one daily activity.”

Medicaid Officials Target Home Health Aides’ Union Dues

Federal officials are proposing a rule to prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their dues for the powerful Service Employees International Union automatically deducted from their paychecks. The effort would likely mean those workers are far less likely to pay dues and could diminish the union’s influence.

Missed Visits, Uncontrolled Pain And Fraud: Report Says Hospice Lacks Oversight

A new government watchdog report outlines vulnerabilities in Medicare’s $17 billion hospice program, pointing to inadequate services, inappropriate billing and outright fraud.

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