Home Care

This section covers advocacy and regulatory issues relating to private duty home care, homemaker services, companions and personal care aides, Medicaid personal care services and in-home services reimbursed through the Older Americans Act funding and Veterans Administration. 

LeadingAge provides updates on funding and regulations that impact home care, research reports released about home care, and resources and information to assist nonprofit home care providers to operate quality services and remain financially viable in a competitive market.

  1. Drive for 75: Resources from Week 22

    This Week’s Highlights: Volume Fifty Four: Air Date 7.26.21. “How Mandates Boost Acceptance” In line with all the discussion about vaccine mandates, I’d like to draw your attention to Friday’s New York Times briefing on how ...

  2. 5 Things to Know about Reporting PRF Lost Revenue

    It is important to understand that HRSA has outlined three options that providers can use to calculate lost revenue for the required reports on the provider’s use of the PRF. Here is a summary of the three options: Option 1 requires providers to report their 2019, 2020 ...

  3. Infrastructure Bill Takes Shape

    We are now receiving long-awaited details on the two infrastructure bills that are being negotiated, and have some sense of how they will “move.” First is the bill that does not include our priorities – the bipartisan group of Senators that have been negotiating a traditional infrastructure bill (bridges and roads) announced ...

  4. PRF Reporting Portal Opens and New Resources Available

    The first report must be submitted between July 1 and September 30, 2021 for providers who received PRF payments between April 10 and June 30, 2020. LeadingAge would recommend that providers review the new resources thoroughly; where applicable, consult their accountants and auditors for advice; and attend ...

  5. Part II – More Insights on PRF Reporting Guidance: Terms and Use of Funds

    First, HRSA announced on a June 15 stakeholder call that it has uploaded a revised June 11 Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements document to the PRF website that makes an important ...