Home Care Daily - National Home Care Industry News
GET HOMECAREDAILY.COM DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX EVERY WEEK.
There are two distinct and stark opposing political forces that have opinions about the state of home care in the country and in certain states. While Illinois has garnered a tremendous amount of media coverage in recent months about the massive fraud that has infected its home care industry, there has also been a major battle between the state’s government and unions.Read More
How serious is the alleged ‘shortage’ of home care aides and other providers? As some might argue, there is going to be a serious problem in the years ahead due to a number of factors. One of the most significant is that the baby boomer generation is now reaching retirement age and as the overall percentage of seniors in the U.S. increases, there will be greater demand for support services.Read More
While a 22-year-old home health care aide was off-duty, he allegedly returned to some of the homes of his clients to steal various prescription medications. The initial investigation conducted by the Charleston Police Department was paralleled by the Illinois State Police and brought in more information regarding this case that end up in the arrest of Kyle J. White.Read More
Many people end up with numerous questions regarding home care when it’s for themselves or someone they care about. Some people simply don’t know where to turn, what home care actually offers, and whether there’s a benefit to hiring an aide or visiting nurse. Some simply don’t think it’s affordable, even though it’s the most affordable long-term care option there is.Read More
After an elderly man was allegedly assaulted by the person hired to take care of him, he died at a local hospital in Oklahoma City. Michael Richard was 75 and had been relying on the services of a home care aide to assist with many basic tasks around the house.Read More
In response to the Chicago Tribune running an article about Illinois’ rampant home health care fraud, several readers responded, and some of those letters highlight various challenges the home care industry faces as a result of numerous unscrupulous agency owners. Publicity is a major concern for a growing sector within the health care industry. Presenting a truthful and positive message to the general public is a critical component of helping men and women who struggle with mobility or their overall health remain where they’re most comfortable. That comes through the support of home health care services.Read More
More people prefer to ‘age in place’ today. Coupled with a significantly growing elderly population across the country (commonly referred to as Baby Boomers), the demand for home care support services has been on the rise. It is currently the number one job creator in the country, though Medicaid fraud, wasteful spending and services, and low wages have compounded some of the challenges agencies and other providers face. In and around the Greater Boston Area, though, the impact of this growing desire to ‘age in place’ is being felt among nursing homes.Read More
In the health care sector, wasteful spending is rampant. Squandering financial resources can cost billions of dollars every year, and it’s not just in hospitals or with prescription medications; it’s also affecting home care. While pharmacies may deliberately increase the size of bottles beyond what’s needed to maximize sales, they can also cut short certain medications as a way to double sales unnecessarily.Read More
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.
Asking Price: $290,000
CONTACT INFORMATION: Tom Smith, 333-333-3333, [email protected]