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In home health care has been facing numerous challenges, not the least of which is how to provide better access to care along with helping to improve the level of care seniors and disabled adults receive. As the demand for in home health care increases with an aging population, technology is seen as the key to bridging a potentially growing gap.Read More
Washington State has been on the leading edge in the ‘Fight for Fifteen,’ or minimum wage hikes for several years, and now there are reports that in home care providers are going to enjoy one of the highest minimum wages for the work they do through the state by 2019.Read More
Meals on Wheels in Austin, Texas has gone through a number of changes in recent years. First was a name change from Meals on Wheels and More to Meals on Wheels Central Texas. This, according to the company, was in response to its growing list of services and support to a larger portion of the region.Read More
Pennsylvania’s Medicare Waiver program was established as a way for seniors and disabled adults to get the care they needed when they needed it. However, there are a number of signs the program is not living up to expectations and it’s causing some seniors, and their family members, anxiety and stress.Read More
Back in the 1940s, men and women who needed some type of medical care had a couple of options. One of them was to have their doctor visit them at home. In fact, house calls comprised almost 40 percent of all doctor visits up until that time.Read More
As a result of the latest CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) brainstorm idea regarding ways to help improve care and reduce the risk of fraud against the system, they have rolled out a test program whereby doctors and other providers will be required to wait a specific amount of time before CMS approves funding for care. This can include in home care as well as medically based care.Read More
One part of a case involving a home health care agency in Florida has come to a close as one defendant has pleaded guilty in a scheme that allegedly netted $4.2 million. Ramon Collago Gonzalez plead guilty to charges that he help defraud Medicaid of millions of dollars, but he was considered the ‘fake owner’ in the scheme. The other two actual owners are still facing charges for the fraud.Read More
BrightStar Care is a large company with many franchises across the country providing various levels of in home care support services for seniors and disabled adults. They are now turning their sights on Philadelphia, with plans to expand operations in this region of the country.Read More
A Cobb County woman is on trial, facing charges that she sent disabled men to live in a home with her mother, where they were discovered to be living in deplorable conditions. Sheila Hawkins is represented by a lawyer, Torris Butterfield, who claimed that the conditions the men were found living in were the responsibility of Helen Flournoy-Bell and hers alone.Read More