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Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Provides Information About Conversion of Subunits »
By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued instructions on November 17, 20...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pace of Home Health Spending Increase Slowed in 2016 »
While health care spending in the United States rose 4.3 percent in 2016, the pace of home health spending slowed compared...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study Shows Home Health Care Saves Lives and Money »
Patients who receive home health care after a hospital discharge save the system about $6,500 over the course of a year an...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Cancels Cardiac and Hip Bundled Payment Models »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the cancellation of the mandatory hip fracture and cardia...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Part 4 – Draft Interpretive Guidelinesg: Informed Consent »
By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq. New Conditions of Participation (CoPs) of the Medicare Program for home health require agenci...

Medicare
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Physician Clinical Template For Home Health Services »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a list of suggested clinical data elements (CDEs) it develop...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS To Revise Medical Review Strategy »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued change request (CR) 10249 , that expands Probe and Educ...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Wins in One Day! Senate Passes CHRONIC Care Act and RAISE Family Caregivers Act »
Home care and hospice won a double victory on September 26 when the United States Senate passed the CHRONIC Care Act and t...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
HCAF Opposes HHGM, Calls for Face-to-Face Reform in Comments To CMS »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule announced this past July has been met with opposition...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Supreme Court Decides That Home Care Referrals are Protected Business Interests »
By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq. The Florida Supreme Court has issued a decision that says that home care referral sources can...

HCAF In The News
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Join Fight Against Home Health Groupings Model »
By Amy Baxter, Home Health Care News The home health care industry is in a full blitz against the Home Health Groupi...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another Hurricane Forces Home Health Providers to Snap into Action »
By Amy Baxter, Home Health Care News Within a fortnight of the category four Hurricane Harvey that hit the Texas coa...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Honors Excellence in Home Care »
Published on HomeCare Magazine The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) is proud to announce the 2017 winners of i...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Pauses Pre-Claim Demo for Now; Leaders Wonder What Future Holds »
By Josh Poltilove, Home Health Line Just one day before the pre-claim review demo was set to expand to include Florid...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With No Delay in Sight, Florida Agencies Brace for Pre-Claim »
Despite major pushback from the home health care industry, the controversial Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCRD) is set...

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