Agencies desperate to offset rising gas prices despite increased IRS rate

Effective Jun 30, 2022
Published Jun 30, 2022
Last Reviewed Jun 30, 2022
With gas prices and cost of living soaring, mobile workers for private duty and home health agencies are struggling to find ways to economize and still make home visits. Even with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announcing a July 1 increase in the optional standard mileage rate from 58.5 cents to 62.5 cents, experts see rising costs as another hit to an already depleted workforce. 
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