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INVEST Digital Health Pitch Perfect preview: Tech to Improve Payer/Provider Operational Efficiency

Who made the finals for this INVEST Digital Health Pitch Perfect track? Read about these digital health companies and check out the virtual event from September 20-23. Register today!

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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‘We’re Rebuilding the Whole Delivery System’: Why Amazon Is Betting Big on Home-Based Care

Earlier this month, tech giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) unveiled major plans to expand its budding home-based care offering, “Amazon Care,” across the U.S. Since then, home-based care stakeholders have been trying to make sense of the news and figure out what it means for them — and the in-home care patients they serve. Their early …

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Legal Expert Weighs in on EVV Progress

The 21st Century Cures Act became law in December of 2016. Within the act were future Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) requirements for home-based care providers. But over four years later, confusion remains. Specifically, the Cures Act mandated that states implement EVV for at-home visits conducted by all Medicaid personal care services providers and home health …

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In-Home Care Workers Increasingly Prefer Virtual Training

Virtual tools have quickly turned into the preferred method of training for in-home caregivers since the start of the COVID-19 public health emergency. That trend will likely continue beyond 2020 as well. That’s according to a new survey conducted by Medflyt, a HIPAA-compliant web-based workforce management platform for home care agencies. The Forest Hills, New …

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