PHI works to improve the lives of people who need home or residential care--by improving the lives of the workers who provide that care.
Gov. Cuomo's 2015-16 budget proposal contains several elements designed to strengthen the home care workforce, but PHI has "grave concerns" about a provision that would make the Medicaid Global Cap permanent.
The poverty-level wages earned by the home care workforce in the U.S. degrades care quality for millions of elders and people with disabilities, a PHI report argues.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget for 2015-2016 includes language that would authorize the creation of the new occupational title of Advanced Home Health Aide.