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Connecticut Owes Home Care Agencies at Least $1M in Unpaid Bills

The State of Connecticut recently put into effect a new system designed to provide better monitoring of in home care services agencies throughout the state provide. While a few agencies are fighting this new system in court, claiming it removes private controls from these independent businesses, there are some problems emerging, especially with regard to payments.

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Home Health Care Market Looking at More Future Growth

It’s no surprise that the in home care industry is the number one job creator in the United States right now. This was predicted several years ago due to a number of factors. Some of those factors included an aging population in America (the Baby Boomer generation now reaching retirement age) and more seniors preferring to remain at home for as long as possible, commonly referred to as ‘aging in place.’

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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Meets with CMS to Discuss Identification and Treatment of Pressure Injuries

PRESS CONTACT: Arafel Buzan, abuzan@douglasgould.com, 646-214-0514, ext. 219 PRESS RELEASE National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Meets with CMS to Discuss Identification and Treatment of Pressure Injuries Successful meeting brings together NPUAP’s pressure injury experts, CMS representatives Washington, D.C. [January 17, 2017] – Last week, The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), which serves as the…

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New Crimes to Pose More Challenges for In Home Care Industry?

The home care industry has had to be concerned about fraud, abuse, theft, and other similar crimes for a long time. One of the greatest challenges this industry faces is finding ways to convince the public that these services are safe, reliable, and the perfect solution for those in need. Now there’s a new type of crime the industry, as a whole, may need to grapple with, tackle, and deal with head on.

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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announced Final Home Health Care Rules

There are about 12,600 home health agencies operating across the country that are certified to provide assistance to those relying on Medicare or Medicaid services. These home care agencies provide a wide breadth of services, including assistance with basic tasks or everyday life, including meal preparation, bathing, and toileting, but they can also provide nursing services, physical therapies, and more.

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