The pros, cons and future of self-directed care

February 3, 2023

Self-directed care undeniably has a place in the future of home-based care. How big that place is, however, is still up in the air. There are many benefits to offering self-directed or consumer-directed care, especially for patients who would rather be cared for by a caregiver of choice. States see it as a win-win because it lowers the cost of care and gives families their preferred option. Others are concerned about potential fraud and lack of resources. Ben Bledsoe from Consumer Direct Holdings (an Applied Self-Direction member) offers insights on the value of self-directed care. Read the full article.