Medicaid home health program allows people to hire their own aides

October 26, 2021

The demand for home health care has been growing in the past few years, and many providers have struggled to find the workers to meet it. Staffing shortages in home health, like many areas across the healthcare industry, have worsened during the pandemic. One program in New York involves people hiring their own home health aides, rather than depending on an agency. Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) is a Medicaid program in which consumers set the schedule and hire and train their own aides. Read the full article here.