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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (December 9, 2021)–Home health care workers often suffer from poorer physical and mental health, when compared with similar low-wage frontline workers, according to new research by Weill Cornell Medicine.
BOSTON, Massachusetts (December 2, 2021)–Caregivers overwhelmingly prefer to work for, and to stay with, homecare and home health agencies that provide resources for ongoing education, according to a research report from CareAcademy, a homecare and home health workforce empowerment platform provider.
GILBERT, Arizona (November 19, 2021)—AB Staffing Solutions, LLC., a health care staffing agency, today announced a series of leadership changes.
Evan Burks is moving to the role of chief executive officer. Burks has been president of AB Staffing for the last 10 years and is looking forward to continuing to grow AB Staffing as a leader in the healthcare staffing industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 5, 2021)—Home health agencies dodged a bullet when it came to the federal governemnt’s new rule on home health care, said National Association for HomeCare and Hospice (NAHC) President Bill Dombi.
That’s because the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) did not end up requiring spending cuts to achieve budget neutrality in the final Home Health Rule it issued this week—despite suggesting it would in the draft.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 4, 2021)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an emergency regulation Thursday requiring about 17 million people working for some 76,000 health care providers—including those in home health, hospice and home infusion—to be at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 5, 2021.