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Home Care Worker Wage Parity Guidebook

Since March 2012 in New York City – and March 2013 in Westchester and Long Island – home care providers have been required to comply with a Worker Wage Parity Law that establishes a “minimum rate of home care aide total compensation.” Now that the rate for 2014 in New York City has reached an unsustainable level and the rate continues to increase for Westchester and Long Island, HCA has redoubled its efforts to advocate funding for home care worker compensation and benefits as well as the reimbursement, through state methodologies and managed care premiums, to support these direct care personnel.