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Assisted living providers could gain access to a $12.7 billion infusion for Medicaid home- and community-based services through the American Rescue Plan.
In January, ConcertoCare a tech-enabled, risk-based home healthcare provider, named Julian Harris, M.D., to lead the company into a post-COVID-19 landscape.
Ride-share companies Uber and Lyft are part of the latest effort to get the COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of more people, including homebound seniors.
InnovAge, a new publicly traded company that contracts with Medicare and Medicaid through the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), experienced signs of pandemic recovery in the fiscal third quarter, the firm said this week.
An announcement from the federal government about the release of $1.4 billion in funding from the American Rescue Plan for programs affecting older adults for the first time acknowledges assisted living as a provider of home- and community-based services.
On Monday, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) began fanning out across Los Angeles County, vaccinating homebound seniors.
“Thinking small” is the biggest mistake senior care communities can make when expanding into home-and-and-community-based services (HCBS).
Bipartisan legislation that would permanently extend spousal impoverishment protections for Medicaid beneficiaries receiving long-term care is being resurrected in Congress.
Vaccine hesitancy among staff continues to be a problem with home care agencies and providers of home-and-community-based services (HCBS).
In a sign of the growing momentum to increase home- and community-based services (HCBS) Sen. Bob Casey, chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, on Thursday introduced legislation to expand access to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PAC)
President Joseph Biden’s $400 billion plan to upgrade the nation’s caregiving infrastructure could include ways to help middle-income Americans pay for long-term care through Medicare of Medicaid.
On Friday PACE at ArchCare Senior Life — the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) run by the Archdiocese of New York — accomplished what might be considered a monumental feat for any healthcare provider: getting COVID-19 vaccinations into the arms of 300 homebound New York City seniors in just two weeks.
Will a new report on long-term care financing spur action where others have not? Time will tell. But time is of the essence.
Home-based care and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) got a big boost Thursday from one of the nation’s leading think tanks on aging
Modernizing aging buildings, increasing affordable senior housing stock, investing in workforce recruitment and retention, and financing are key factors in a blueprint for building the national aging infrastructure unveiled Thursday by LeadingAge.
The devil is still in the details, but Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) are optimistic they could be big winners in President Joseph Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which would funnel $400 billion into the care economy.
Long-term care advocacy organization LeadingAge laid out a comprehensive Blueprint for a Better Aging Infrastructure Thursday, one day after President Biden announced his $400 billion dollar plan to support the care economy.
The long-term care system in coming years should include an expansion of home- and community-based services (HCBS), policy, advocacy and consumer experts said during a virtual roundtable discussion Thursday sponsored by the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.
The pandemic turned into a golden opportunity for InnovAge Holdings to launch an initial public offering last week. On Wednesday the Denver, CO-based elder care firm sold 16.7 million shares at $21 each, above it’s expected price range of $17 to $19.
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Saturday includes billions of dollars in new funding for government long-term services and supports for frail older adults and young people with disabilities. Many long-term care experts, however, worry that the bill’s most far-reaching change may be a temporary funding increase for Medicaid home- and community-based services that exclude nursing care.