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  1. New Construction and Home Modification Funding in Senate Bill

    Of the $678 million approved by the Committee for the Section 202 account, $90 million is for service coordinators (level with fiscal year 2018 funding), approximately $36 million is for new homes under the Section 202 program, and $10 million is for a new home modification program. The remaining funds, the majority of the fiscal ...

  2. Join the Carry the Conversation Movement

    LeadingAge, the trusted voice for aging in America, is spearheading a national effort to find workable solutions to address this issue of LTSS financing reform and support the millions of millennials who try to pay for and provide care for loved ones. The first step is building awareness among millennials—those providing ...

  3. Opioid Legislation Advancing in Congress

    The measures include proposals to encourage development and use of non-opioid pain relief alternatives; to increase physician and public awareness of the dangers of opioid addiction and of alternative treatments; to facilitate the use of telehealth and electronic health records to track use of opioid prescription medication; ...

  4. LeadingAge Opposes Prior Authorization for Home Health

    The demonstration began in Illinois in April, 2016. It was supposed to extend to 4 other states where the incidence of fraud was considered higher than average – Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Texas. CMS stopped the program last year before the planned expansion. In a review ...

  5. 2018 Home Care and Hospice Salary & Benefits Studies Underway

    Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS) announced the 2018‑2019 Home Care and Hospice Salary & Benefits studies are currently underway. Reports are recognized as the authoritative source for comprehensive marketplace data for home health + hospice agencies. results include data on 60+ jobs from CEO, ...