Celebrating Medicaid Increases

‘Huge and historic’: NH care providers celebrate big Medicaid rate increases Source: New Hampshire Bulletin BY: ANNMARIE TIMMINS – OCTOBER 25, 2023 6:00 AM Two agencies that keep 600 people out of nursing homes by providing in-home care have learned the state will give them a direly needed 42 percent Medicaid rate increase — more than they had asked for.  […]

Low Wages Endanger Home Healthcare

With low wages and few workers, NH home care system has ‘gone off the cliff’ April 29, 2023 Keene Sentinel Borja Alvarez de Toledo says the home care workers he employs “perform miracles,” when they do the dressing, bathing and light housework that allows elderly adults, who are eligible for nursing home care, to continue to […]

Low wages leave disabled without caregivers

Low wages for caregivers leave disabled Granite Staters without care July 31, 2021 By TEDDY ROSENBLUTH Monitor staff For 16 years, seven days a week, six hours a day, Tracey Cintron worked as a caregiver for Jim Piet.   Piet has lived with cerebral palsy since birth when his umbilical cord coiled around his neck, leaving him unable […]

The Impact: NH caregiver rates

My Turn: New Hampshire is neglecting its most vulnerable citizens May 18, 2021 The Concord Monitor Two years ago my friend Paul Scott and I wrote an op-ed urging our legislators to invest in the Choices for Independence (CFI) waiver. Paul was one of thousands of medically vulnerable people in New Hampshire, ages 18 to over […]

Amy Moore Testifies for Choices for Independence

Amy Moore, Director of In-Home Care, Testifies for Choices for Independence March 17, 2021 Ascentria Care Alliance Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee. My name is Amy Moore. I am the Director of Ascentria In-Home Care, which provides personal care services for over 400 people through CFI—the Choices for Independence Program. I also […]

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