Private Care Agency and Home Healthcare Services Agency Working Group Meeting

August 14th, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Act 811 created the Advisory Private Care Agency and Home Healthcare Services Agency Rule Working Group, comprised of three members of the Private Care Agency Industry, three members from Home Health Agencies who deliver personal care, and one member nominated by the HomeCare Association.  The group will review rules regarding private care agencies and make recommendations to the Department of Health for changes to the rules regarding private care agencies and home healthcare services agencies that provide unskilled home healthcare to make the rules consistent with rules regarding private care agencies in the surrounding states.  On or before November 1, 2019, the group will provide a report on their review and recommendations to 1) the Director, 2) the Governor, and 3) the Legislative Council.  The group will expire on November 1.