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There have been numerous news agencies across the country that have been pointing to various groups and even individuals concerned about the prospect of a GOP repeal and replacement of Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Within the home care industry, with the average hourly rate earned by aides and other caregivers hovers around $10 per hour, many workers have been taking advantage of the Affordable Care Act to have health insurance, which wasn’t something they had access to in the past.Read More
In recent years, federal authorities have been cracking down on home health care fraud. In the DC Metro region, just three years ago 25 people were indicted on fraud charges, At the time it was heralded as a great step in the right directed toward cracking down on Medicaid fraud that was costing taxpayers billions of dollars nationwide annually.Read More
Deloris Diane Hunt was the owner of Home Sweet Home, an in home care business, had been charged with 25 counts of health care fraud for falsely billing Medicaid services for services that were never rendered. She was found guilty and received a sentence of 50 years in prison, but with the vast majority of that sentence suspended.Read More
Today Home Care Pulse is releasing their 8th Annual Home Care Benchmarking Study which features insights and benchmarks in sales, marketing, recruitment, retention, finance, operations, and client experience.Read More
One alternative for homeowners 62 and older is to convert a portion of their home equity into cash proceeds with a reverse mortgage loan. Clients can use their loan proceeds to pay for in-home care and other purposes that support aging in place.Read More
ClearCare, the market leading SaaS and mobile platform for home care agencies, today announced the acquisition of HomeTrak, a pioneer in private duty home care software solutions.Read More
In recent years there have been a string of home health care fraud cases authorities have been clamping down on. The latest arrests involve a couple who allegedly had been filing false claims for in home care services rendered, yet that had never been provided. In fact, in a twist for this case (compared to…Read More
When President Trump was Candidate Trump, one of the major issues for his platform that helped build a strong base of support was his professed desire to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The Republican’s proposal was met with great resistance from all sides of the political spectrum and it has raised concerns among citizens across the country whether a plan that reduces access to health care and that could even impact in home health care for elderly and disabled clients is the best option.Read More
According to sources close to the investigation, representatives from the FBI, IRS, and Postal Service were noticed going into a home care business’s main operations and sifting through files and folders and documents. There was no immediate word on what they were looking for.Read More