New Report Argues for Boosting Access to Long-Term Care and Caregiver Pay

Increasingly popular state-based social insurance programs designed to expand access to long-term care should also improve pay and working conditions for caregivers, argues a new report from PHI, a national research and consulting organization focused on the direct care workforce. Washington state became the first in the nation to pass legislation to finance long-term services…

NAHC Urges CMS to Reject Elimination of Retroactive Medicaid Coverage

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a group of like-minded organizations to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reject a proposed amendment in Arizona to eliminate three-month retroactive coverage for all Medicaid beneficiaries. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) has proposed an amendment to…