Attendant Care Cost Analysis
Comprehensive and objective reports used for assessing and/or determining the appropriate compensation for in-home attendant care services based on the level and description of care required, qualifications and training of the provider, and relative labor market in which the services are to be delivered.
The guide begins with a summary of relevant legislation and case law that provides a useful guideline in determining the applicably of in-home attendant care wage levels and benefits in Michigan, as well as the implications of important definitions, terminology and related issues that influence the selection of service providers, allowable and compensable expenses, and reasonable or customary charges for such services.
This guide also contains useful information on what types of workers are qualified and frequently perform in-home attendant care services, including detailed information regarding level of skill, level of education, qualifications and training, and general job duties associated with each attendant care occupation.
A methodological step-by-step instructional guide provides oversight on how the most appropriate wage for services based on the level of care required and qualifications of the provider is determined.
The 2015 Attendant Care Services Cost Guide contains updated wage information for Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) and Massage Therapists.