In Adarra Benjamin’s family, care work has been generational. It has been passed on from woman to woman — her great-grandmother first, then her grandmother and her mother. In 2012, it was Benjamin’s turn.
McKnight’s Senior Living: Providers insist on higher Medicaid rates to recruit, pay home health workers
The Wisconsin Association for Home Care is demanding an increase in the state’s Medicaid rate for home-based skilled nursing. The two-year, $91 billion budget recently unveiled by Governor Tony Evers provided no additional funding for skilled nursing in the home.
Home Health Care News: ‘The Conversation Is Way Overdue’: Why the Home Care Staffing System Is Broken
Families trust home-based care workers with the lives of their loved ones during some of the most vulnerable stretches of their lives. But as at-home care becomes more popular in the U.S., supporting the individuals that make up the workforce will have to be a priority.
Home Health Care News: ‘Let’s Find Solutions That Work’: Care Advantage, Anthem Pioneer Pay-for-Performance Agreement for LTSS
In the post-acute care world, value-based contracting can be fairly straightforward. Sick patients are discharged from the hospital, home health agencies are brought in to help them recover, and then they’re paid appropriately based on how well those people recover.
A single dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine can protect older people, a study shows. California reaches a deal that encourages schools to reopen.
The New York Times: Biden Details $2 Trillion Plan to Rebuild Infrastructure and Reshape the Economy
President Biden introduced a $2 trillion plan on Wednesday to overhaul and upgrade the nation’s infrastructure, calling it a transformational effort that could create the “most resilient, innovative economy in the world.”