Yesterday afternoon, President Biden signed an Executive Order including more than 50 directives to nearly every cabinet-level agency to expand access to home- and community-based care and provide support for care workers and family caregivers.
The HCAOA Policy Committee is analyzing the impact of this order on member agencies.
VA Dept. of Health Officials Provide Updates and Guidance for Home Care Agencies at Virginia Chapter Conference
Get an insider look at the recommendations in the new Home Care Workforce Crisis Report from home care industry experts and report developers on Thursday, May 4, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., EST.
The webinar, a joint effort between the report’s sponsors HCAOA and NAHC, will review recommendations and share insights from the report.
Speakers include Pattie Rodgers of Waverly Care, Dave Totaro of BAYADA Home Health Care, Stephanie Johnston of Transcend Strategy Group, as well as leaders from both HCAOA and NAHC.
The webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required.
To learn more and to register, click here.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health recognizes April as National Minority Health Month to promote education around health inequities affecting people from underserved and marginalized communities.
LeadNow offers the only local SEO audit 100 percent focused on what moves the needle for your local home care business.
LeadNow is now offering a free local search audit to all HCAOA members. This audit examines the most crucial SEO and local search factors that influence your business’ visibility in search results (e.g., Google/ Bing, etc.). It’s your very own local SEO SWOT analysis—all at no cost to HCAOA members.
Newly proposed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives would require all employers nationwide – regardless of size or number of employees – to include the wage range in all job postings, provide wage ranges to applicants, and provide wage ranges to existing employees for their positions.
The advocacy efforts of HCAOA Georgia Chapter on behalf of members achieved a significant milestone recently when the Georgia General Assembly passed the SFY 2024 budget (H.B. 19), which includes a 4 percent rate increase for all Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Program (EDWP) providers of home and community-based services (HCBS).
Robust Washington Chapter Conference to Feature Discussions about DOH Surveys, WA Cares Fund, Ways to Diversify Your Business, Labor Laws and More
Key leaders from state and national organizations will share valuable insights at this year’s HCAOA Washington Chapter Conference. Elevate your home care business at the power-packed Conference on Wednesday, May 17, and leave feeling inspired, informed and well-connected.
Follow Up to National Home Care Advocacy Day - Veterans’ Affairs Committee Requests Rescoring of Dole Act Following Advocacy by HCAOA, Others
Advocacy efforts by HCAOA members have positively impacted legislation and regulations, as shared below. HCAOA asks members to continue sending messages to your U.S. Senator asking for their support to restore the home care section to the Elizabeth Dole Act. Click here to send your message.
Regulatory burdens to home care agencies may soon be lighter thanks to HCAOA and its members in Connecticut and California. The association and chapters have made strides in advocating for and moving bills along that would ease the regulatory burdens faced by home care agencies in those states.
The California Department of Social Services’ Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) announced two live Guardian webinars to provide general information on the Department’s background check processes.