The Medicare Advantage boom for home care is almost here.

Ever since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first expanded the scope of Medicare Advantage (MA) supplemental benefits in April 2018, at-home care providers have been trying to figure out they fi...

October 7, 2019

About a quarter of all U.S. health care spending — $760 billion to $935 billion per year — can be categorized as waste. But home-based care has already helped cut those costs in the past few years — and has even more potential to so in the future.

That’s according to ne...

August 7, 2019

With the rapidly aging population in the U.S., the need for dementia care isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The specialty remains ripe with opportunity for in-home care providers, industry experts say.

In fact, the boom in specialized dementia care is a big reason why...

Seniors are living longer than ever before — and that often comes with a higher price tag for which many people are unprepared. 

Home care remains among the least expensive and most preferred option for the older population. Still, a growing number of seniors are strugg...

A new law designed to help fund long-term care services could mean big business for home care providers down the road.

On May 13, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially signed the Long-Term Care Trust Act into law. The groundbreaking tax could be the first of several...

An initiative by Humana (NYSE: HUM) that addresses social determinants of health posted positive results in five of seven target communities in 2018. On average, Humana Medicare Advantage (MA) members in participating communities saw a 2.7% reduction in “unhealthy days...

April 5, 2019

Medicare Advantage Plans May Provide Additional Supplemental Benefits in 2020

On April 27, 2018, the Medicare Drug and Health Plan Contract Administration Group of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memo to Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans about...

Interacting with a wide range of people — especially acquaintances and non-family members such as caregivers who work for home care agencies — can help keep seniors more active and healthier longer, according to a new study from the University of Texas at Austin. 

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February 13, 2019

The Truth About Home Care
Many people don’t understand what home care is. Those who do often have a lot of misconceptions. Let’s put some of those misconceptions and myths to rest.

1) Home Care is Expensive

Many families are intimidated by the cost of home care.  Yes hom...

January 23, 2019

Home Health vs. Home Care

What's the difference?

Home Health Care

Home health care is clinical medical care provided by an registered nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist or other skilled medical professionals, and is often prescribed as part of a care plan f...

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