Emerging Strategies for Providing Health Coverage to the Frontline Workforce in Long Term Care
01/01/2007 | 261 Requests *
This paper provides an overview of the health coverage interventions tested by CMS DSW demonstration grantees and examines four approaches in more detail through the following four case studies:(1)Subsidizing Employer Based Insurance(North Carolina),(2)Prescription Discounts, Basic Health Insurance and Tax-Free Accounts(New Mexico),(3)DirigoChoice and Outreach to Home Care Agencies(Maine)and (4)Outreach to Consumer-Directed Home Care Workers (Washington).
Wages and Benefits; Recruitment and Retention; Human Services; Caregiving; direct care workforce; healthcare paraprofessionals; continuity of care; DirigoChoice;
Employment Programs, Long-Term Care, Quality, Workforce/Direct Care
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
Maine, New Mexico, North Carolina, Washington, All States/Territories
PHI - National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce
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