A Public Advocate for New York’s Home Care Workers: A New Role to Strengthen the Workforce (PHI, April 2016) - Argues for the creation of a public advocate program in New York State that would help home care workers negotiate the complex, multilayered array of new laws and regulations that have passed in recent years.

Five Steps to Implementing the New Federal Home Care Rule(October 2015) - A guide for New York policymakers to help implement a federal rule change guaranteeing basic wage protections to home care workers.

Training New York City Home Care Aides: A Landscape Survey (August 2014) - This report was prepared by Carol A. Rodat for the New York City Council.

The following reports were prepared by Carol A. Rodat for the United Hospital Fund:


Is New York Prepared to Care? A Comprehensive Coverage Solution for Home Care Workers (May 2009) - This report offers the first statewide review and analysis of insurance coverage of home care workers in New York and, in response, provides specific recommendations to strengthen coverage for this essential workforce.

Health Insurance Coverage of NY State’s Home Care Aides: Findings from a 2008 Survey of Home Care Agencies Outside of NYC (April 2009) - This study was conducted to help policymakers understand the extent to which home care agencies in upstate New York and Long Island offer health insurance to their direct-care workers, the eligibility requirements and enrollment rates for health insurance, the type of health insurance offerings available to this workforce, and the cost to both employers and employees.

PODCAST:  Rodat on Covering NY Caregivers (April 2009) - PHI NY policy director Carol Rodat discusses the importance of providing health coverage for New York’s home care workers.


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