Action Steps for Consumers and Advocates Regarding the New Home Care Rule: How to Prevent Service Cuts and Protect Consumer-Directed Programs provides steps that consumers and advocates should take in their states to ensure proper implementation of new federal rule. – September 2014
Health Network Alert: How to Make Sure the Home Care Rule Helps, Not Harms
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued a new rule governing home care services for people with disabilities and seniors. This rule may impact some of your state’s long term care programs, particularly your state’s “consumer-directed” programs.
Consumers and advocates must take immediate action to make sure that your state is ready to implement this new rule in a way that helps and does not harm people with disabilities and seniors and their home care workers.