NAHC Listening Session – Request for Information on Access to Home Health Aide Services

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In the Calendar Year 2024 home health proposed rate update rule the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included a Request for Information (RFI) on Access to Home Health Aide Services. In the RFI CMS is seeking feedback from the home health care industry on the reasons for the continuing decline in the provision […]

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Home Care Dominates the Best Jobs without a College Degree

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Americans are attending college in greater numbers than ever before, but college isn’t for everyone and those who do not attend college still hope to find useful, meaningful work to support themselves and, in some cases, their families. Home health aide is the best job in America for those without a college degree, according to […]

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Report: Massive Home Health Aide Shortage by 2025

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No home health insiders will be surprised to learn that the industry faces a shortage of workers in the future, if not the present, but a new report from Mercer indicates the shortage will be far more acute than many feared. Half of the top ten jobs expected to grow fastest over the next decade […]

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Caseloads and Turnover Rates Decline for Home Health LPNs and HCAs

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Turnover rates and caseloads declined for home health licensed practical nurses (LPN) and health care aides (HCA), according to the 2017-2018 Home Care Salary & Benefits Report, released late last week by the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS). The average caseload for LPNs decreased 4.61%; Home Care Aide caseloads decreased 5.34%.  Turnover rates for […]

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