In-home care rules offered to curb abuse
Anchorage Daily News http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/story/6704170p-6591217c.html
COSTS UP 900 PERCENT: Quarter of state payments may be in error.
By LISA DEMER Anchorage Daily News (Published: July 13, 2005)
Soaring costs and suspected abuses call for new controls in a state program intended to provide in-home help to Alaskans with severe disabilities or those who are elderly and frail, state officials said this week….
THE STATE IS OFFERING informational workshops and soliciting public comment on proposed new regulations affecting the personal care assistant program. The proposed regulations are available on the state Web site at: www.hss.state.ak.us/publicnotice/regulations.cfm.