2021 state of the union for home care with Vicki Hoak, executive director at Home Care Association of America

Episode 37 March 09, 2021 00:26:24
2021 state of the union for home care with Vicki Hoak, executive director at Home Care Association of America
The Post-Acute POV
2021 state of the union for home care with Vicki Hoak, executive director at Home Care Association of America

Show Notes


In this episode of the Post-Acute POV, Navin Gupta, SVP of the home and hospice division at MatrixCare, is joined by Vicki Hoak, executive director at Home Care Association of America, to present a state of the union for home care on where they see the industry headed in 2021.

Vicki begins by telling us her origin story and what led her to her current position at HCAOA before diving into the headwinds and tailwinds that home care is currently facing. Navin guides the conversation to cover Medicare Advantage plans, the diversification of care, the emergence of skilled private duty, the growing trend of aging at home, and more. Listen to the episode to learn more.

Topics discussed during today’s episode:

  1. [01:34 – 02:58]: Vicki’s early years in her career and what led her to become the executive director at HCAOA.
  2. [03:35 – 06:51]: Some of the headwinds and tailwinds that home-based care organizations are facing.
  3. [07:22 – 08:59]: Vicki’s point of view on Medicare Advantage plans and their benefits.
  4. [08:59 – 11:27]: Establishing metrics for quantifying home care agencies’ value.
  5. [12:32 – 15:45]: The importance of home-based care organizations coming together and the diversification of care.
  6. [16:13 - 19:41]: The emergence of skilled private duty.
  7. [20:22 - 22:14]: The growing trend of aging at home.
  8. [22:14 - 22:59]: Tackling the caregiver shortage using technology.
  9. [23:51 - 25:54]: Vicki wraps up by explaining her thoughts on EVV.



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