Every year, the FBI monitors industry fraud trends, and for the past decade or so, more and more cases of home care financial fraud have been reported. While all health care programs are subject to fraud, the most popular are Medicare and Medicaid. Each year, millions of dollars from these programs are paid to home health care companies for services that either weren’t necessary or were never provided.
As we get older, friends become an important part of lives more than ever; we enjoy the companionship of people who truly care and look for relationships that we can hold on to. This is one of the reasons why our New Generations Home Care service is so popular.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received a grant from the Federal Government titled “Home Again”. John Belissary one of the owners of New Generations was named to be panelists of this esteemed group. The purpose of this grant is twofold: to transition people from institutions back into the community and to rebalance long-term care spending.
Tom Clark can still remember the day he received the phone call from his mother. Jersey Clark, of Columbia, was in a nursing home recovering from a fall when she demanded to return to her home. No one was selling her house and putting her in a nursing home, she insisted.