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Employer Mandate Component of Affordable Care Act Amended

A crucial decision that affects home care agencies was made yesterday as the Obama Administration postponed some crucial parts of the Affordable Care Act relating to the Employer Mandate . The IRS issued a Final Rule February 10, 2014, changing the implementation of the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act[…]

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Attracting Longer Term Higher Paying Clients

Profitability is the key to success for any business, and sometimes higher revenue or more billable hours does not translate into profitability. In home care, for instance, if increased billable hours are short term with high staff turnover, the hours become not profitable. One strategy for success in home care[…]

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Participate in the 2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study

There is so little information on the private pay industry in America because it is largely unregulated, and it varies widely from state to state. February 1st  is the opening date for participation in this 5th annual study, largest (and only really) national study of private pay home care. corecubed, in[…]

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Important Changes at the Home Care Association of America

The private duty home care industry continues to grow and continues to integrate into the health care delivery system. A very hearty industry welcome to the new executive director, Phil Bongiorno, who joins HCAOA after some prestigious association leadership in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Academy of Audiology, College of American[…]

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