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Home-Based Care Providers Fear They’re Being Squeezed Out of Medicaid

New York state’s 2020 final budget includes a Medicaid policy provision that has caused serious concern among home-based care providers and advocates. Those groups are now asking lawmakers to overturn the provision. Broadly, the original Medicaid policy issue was that the state authorized the New York Department of Health to essentially decide which home-based care …

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83% of Caregivers Went Without Raises, Additional Benefits During the Pandemic

Caregiver compensation could look different a year or two from now, thanks to a push from the federal government to fund home-based care and invest in its workforce. But for now, the home-based care industry remains filled with a lot of underpaid workers, many of whom have particularly struggled during the COVID-19 crisis. For starters, …

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