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ADA Compliant Websites – What You Need to Know Now »
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides for equal access for persons with disabilities in places o...
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Guest Column: Medicare Advantage Plans May Provide Additional Supplemental Benefits in 2020 »
By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq. On April 27, 2018, the Medicare Drug and Health Plan Contract Administration Group of the Cen...
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AHHQI: Florida Medicare Home Health Patients Sicker Than State's General Medicaid Population »
The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (AHHQI), a non-profit, national consortium of home health care provide...
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AHCA Updates Home Health Agency Application Form »
The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) recently updated the state's home health agency application form, which c...
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65% of Florida Medicaid HHAs Take Key Step To Prepare for Review Choice Demonstration…Has Yours? »
As Illinois home health care providers prepare to undergo the Medicare Review Choice Demonstration (RCD), Palmetto GBA a...
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AHCA Medicaid Provider Complaint Process Update »
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) on April 12 made an announcement regarding the process by which a...
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Federal Appeals Court Sides With State in Private Duty Nursing Care Case »
The News Service of Florida reported on April 18 that "a federal appeals court upheld a judge’s decision that would end a...
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Florida Congresswoman Cosponsors Key Home Health Priority in U.S. House of Representatives »
On April 12, South Florida U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Weston) became the state's first member of Congr...
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CMS Updates Instructions for Claim Appeals »
Analysis Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Se...
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CMS Proposes Cost Report Changes for Freestanding Home Health Providers »
Analysis Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice On April 16, 2019, the Centers for Medicar...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guest Column: How CMS Paved a Path for Remote Patient Monitoring for Home Care Agencies in 2019 »
By Sanjay Chadha, SafetyLabs Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is the next big thing in medical care; however, patients...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Home Care Advocacy Days Recap »
Florida home care professionals lobbied federal and state lawmakers in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. over the past two...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Advantage Plans Will Include More In-Home Care Benefits Next Year »
Medicare Advantage plans will include more in-home care benefits next year, per a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Labor Department Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Overtime Rule Through May 21 »
The U.S. Department of Labor is accepting public comments on a proposed rule related to the salary standard that determine...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Illinois Start Date for Review Choice Demonstration »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted long-awaited information on April 3 about the next steps f...
Monday, March 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OIG Says Hospitals Can Provide Free In-Home Services to Discharged Patients »
By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Se...
Monday, March 11, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
The IRS is Issuing New ACA Penalties and Home Health Faces a Special Danger »
By Gary Davis, First Capitol Consulting The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now issuing a new set of financial...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Program Integrity Review Questions Answered »
Over the past two weeks, the Agency for Health Care Administration's Medicaid Program Integrity (MPI) office distributed e...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: Home Health Agency Provider Enrollment Moratoria Expires »
Below is the latest update regarding the expiration of the Medicare Provider Enrollment Moratoria,  courtesy of the N...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Agencies at Risk for Missing FIPS Codes »
By Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions Home Health Agencies across the country are at risk for penaltie...
Monday, January 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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CMS Releases New Waived Tests »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released new waived tests that fall into the Clinical Laboratory Imp...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Private Duty Home Care News Update »
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Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Certified Home Care News Update »
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Monday, January 14, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Plan of Care Condition of Participation is Now a Condition of Payment »
Effective January 13, 2018, the “Plan of Care” (POC) Condition of Participation under 42 CFR 484.60 also became a Conditio...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make Website Security a Priority for Your Home Care Site with These Tips »
By Amy Selle,  corecubed Who wants to hack the website of a small, independent home care agency? That’s a r...
Monday, November 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Door Forum Features Critical Info on Final Rule, Prior Authorization, Home Health CAHPS »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a home health, hospice, and DME Open Door Forum (ODF) on Novem...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announcement: Extraordinary Circumstances Extension/Exception (ECE) Due to Hurricane Michael »
The purpose of this communication is to notify Post-Acute Care providers of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Appeals Regulations »
On October 3, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that fine-tunes severa...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Review of Medicare’s Oversight of Accrediting Organizations »
The Centers for Medicare &Medicaid’s (CMS) Quality, Safety, and Oversight Group recently released a memo to all stat...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guest Article: The Uphill Struggle That IS PDGM »
By Duane Blackwell, CEO, National Home Health Analytics As we all know, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Statement on the Review Choice Demonstration »
As the voice for home care providers in Florida representing the interests of agencies of all types – institution-based an...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
HCAF Submits Comments on Medicare's Proposed Review Choice Demonstration »
The Home Care Association submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week in response to...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Open Door Forum Reviews CY2019 Home Health Payment Rule »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its most recent Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum o...

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