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Some of the information being reported is a bit confusing, and perhaps disconcerting. For example, a recent CNBC article noted that hospital unemployment was ‘now just 1.4 percent,’ which would indicate few positions needing to be filled, but in the same sentence the report noted that these hospitals were scrambling to fills positions across a wide range of positions. Whatever the case may be, it’s true for health care and home care that better benefits and more incentives may be needed to attract quality workers.Read More
For some, going to the hospital is one of the only ways they can get proper treatment for many chronic conditions and ailments. This can be costly, though. Not only is a hospital visit going to cost more, it can also tax the federal system (through Medicare and Medicaid Services) tremendously. Today, more hospitals and other care environments are turning to home care as a cost-effective option.Read More
One of the most significant challenges hospitals face in reducing readmission rates (when a patient is readmitted within 30 days of their discharge) is keeping their patients actively engaged in their own health, recovery, and care. A doctor or nurse can only do so much, and even though many hospitals across the country have been providing more information, support, and other resources to patients upon discharge, if those patients don’t do what’s necessary or recommended, it can lead to complications.Read More
While the state is claiming that a Washington Township home care agency owes back reimbursements of almost $4 million due to ‘widespread’ noncompliance among staff, legal representatives for the company claim the state has used fault mathematics to come to this conclusion. It’s a contentious issue that may not be resolved in the near future, but it highlights important aspects of home health care in Ohio and other regions across the country.Read More
When the Department of Labor altered its rules and provided minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care aides, and when Medicaid cut its reimbursement rates to home care agencies by 14 percent to make room for Obamacare, many small, independent agencies began to struggle. With innovative thinking and a strong long-term plan, though, some of these same agencies have found a way to expand.Read More
Arthur Anyah, 67, will be spending one year in prison after pleading guilty in June to charges that he defrauded employees of his home care agency in Peekskill, New York. Authorities claimed that Mr. Anyah had cheated a number of employees out of more than $135,000 through his agency, Mical Home Health Care Agency, Inc.Read More
Numerous men and women have a difficult time even thinking about a complete stranger coming into their home to provide any number of services. Unfortunately, this mode of thinking (focusing on a ‘stranger’ rather than a home health care aide or other provider) is limiting the number of seniors who actually rely on these services.Read More
Numerous home care franchise agencies across the country faced difficult times when the Department of Labor changed the rules governing minimum wage and overtime for home care workers. When these rules suddenly meant caregivers working for agencies could no longer be considered ‘independent contractors,’ it added costs to those smaller agencies, and some could not make it without other changes.Read More
Non-medical agency franchise looking for partner/and or purchaser. This agency has a lot of differentiators! Growing agency in a great area. Owners needing to retire, health issues. Great offer.
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Rhodes In-Home Care, Inc., Ellijay, Ga.
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Small Non medical personal care company in north Georgia. Better Business Bureau accredited.
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HOME HEALTH AGENCY IN LOS ANGELES FOR SALE DETAILS Fully accredited by Jacho, survey done May 2013, Medicare provider number, currently 50 census, well established and very profitable clean license agency for sale due to owner retiring. Current lease expire this Oct so you can remain or you can relocate it.
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