How safe and conscientious are home health care agencies? As one might expect, there is a huge range. From a recent report in the American Geriatrics Society Journal however, far to many such agencies have poor hiring and screening practices … Continue reading →
From the NYTimes blog “The New Old Age” comes this story about the fast growing and largely unregulated world of home health care agencies. Some of the more disturbing facts: Only 16.5 percent of agencies tested potential caregivers’ basic knowledge … Continue reading →
The government announced recently that its payments to home health care agencies would decrease by more than 2% in 2012. Will consumers feel the impact?