Among its many impacts on our lives, COVID-19 has altered the insurance landscape, affecting how companies respond to virus-related claims. HCAOA Associate Member Gavin Studner of Odell Studner Insurance Brokers & Consultants provided members with a one-pager discussing new gaps in coverage following the pandemic.
Should your agency consider offering more training opportunities for your caregivers and staff? More and more workers are finding the value in continuing education and other types of nontraditional training. According to the Survey of Education Attainment, a new national survey from NORC at the University of Chicago with funding from the ECMC Foundation, "more than 70 percent of the American workforce report completing at least one nontraditional, postsecondary training program—such as a certification, continuing education, or an apprenticeship."
HCAOA Partnering with ATI Advisory to Offer Members an ACTION PLAN for Exploring Medicare Advantage as a New Revenue Source
In the several years since CMS permitted Medicare Advantage plans to offer home care as a supplemental benefit, HCAOA has been encouraging members to keep this on their radar as a potential new source for revenue. It’s been a slow start, but today 296 Medicare Advantage plans cover home care - and that number is growing. The time is NOW for home care agencies to develop an action plan to get involved with these networks and open up a whole new revenue stream.
Have you been eager to attend a long awaited in-person event? Us too - and we can’t wait to see new and familiar faces at the Annual Leadership Conference! This is the must-attend event of the home care industry. The full conference schedule is now available! Check out our impressive lineup of speakers, the conference schedule, detailed hotel information and more!
Feature Your Brand at the Hottest Spot of the Annual Leadership Conference - the Relax & Recharge Lounge!
Attendees will love to network, relax, and recharge at the new HCAOA Charging Lounge. Promote your company as a sponsor of this state of the art, innovative charging lounge which includes a sofa, chairs, and coffee table with power outlets that are built right into the furniture! After a long day of attending sessions and walking the exhibit hall, attendees will need a place to sit down and charge their devices, so this Charging Lounge is certain to bring traffic to your booth!
HCAOA is excited to announce an additional keynote speaker featured during the General Session of our Annual Leadership Conference, Erik Madsen, from Home Care Pulse. In the 2021 Home Care Benchmarking Study, Home Care Pulse analyzed providers billing more than $5M in annual revenue to learn what they’re doing differently than other agencies. Here are four key takeaways...
HCAOA is proud to announce Simon Bailey as the opening keynote speaker for the 2021 Annual Leadership Conference on September 26. Simon is a speaker, author, life coach and entrepreneur. His keynote session, Spark Customer Love: Creating Customers for Life, is sure to be exciting and enlightening.
Home care agency owners are well aware that one of the biggest issues in home care today is a shortage of caregivers - coupled with a rapidly aging population, this leads us to a major supply and demand issue. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, home care aides and personal care aides are the sixth fastest growing jobs. For a recent story in HCAOA’s magazine, The Voice, we spoke with several newer agencies that opened in the past few years and even during the COVID pandemic, to explore this impending crisis and what efforts home care agencies across the country are making to grow their workforce to meet the growing demand. Check out this panel interview article here. Or you can read the entire magazine here.
Scheduler Webinar - Back by Popular Demand! Home Care Schedulers + Care Coordinators = Key to Agency’s Success
An organization’s scheduler or care coordinator helps to set the tone for every agency. Their effectiveness impacts all aspects of a company’s operations, but most importantly worker and client satisfaction. HCAOA is excited to announce an interactive webinar designed especially for schedulers - back by popular demand - on Wednesday, June 9 at 3:00p.m. ET.
HCAOA and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice have teamed up with Polsinelli to provide a free home care industry legal update regarding the latest legislative and litigation-related developments. Representatives from each group will discuss the latest federal laws, updated regarding new Department of Labor initiatives, and updates on COVID-19 related safety protocols mandated by the federal or larger state governments. Join us for this free webinar on Thursday May 20 at 12:00p.m. ET.