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Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continuation of Florida Medicaid Flexibilities Implemented During the COVID-19 State of Emergency »
To ensure continuity of care for recipients and to ensure access to services, the Agency for Health Care Administration (A...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Weighs in on AHCA Proposal to Extend Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Waiver »
On June 30, HCAF submitted comments to the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in response to the proposed two-y...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Requests Additional Extended Review for Medicaid TPA Proposal »
HCAF is calling on home health agencies to sign on in support of a coalition letter to the Agency for Health Care Administ...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALERT: AHCA Extends Facility Testing Requirement to July 10 »
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has extended the deadline for the assisted living facility...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quality Reporting Resumes July 1, 2020 »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Home health providers will resume quality da...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Directs Release of PEPPER »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The annual release of the Program for Evalu...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NAHC National Survey: Home Health Care Severely Disrupted by COVID-19 Pandemic »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) A new national survey of home health agencie...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
July CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Call Schedule »
Mark your calendars for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 2020 schedule of CMS COVID-19 Off...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lolley: Seniors Need Home Health Access More Than Ever »
HCAF's Executive Director Bobby Lolley, RN, penned an op-ed in the Orlando Sentinel about the critical importance of a...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Guidance on the Role of Therapy Under the Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published MLN SE20005, The Role of Therapy Under the Home Heal...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Home Health and Hospice COVID-19 July Schedule »
Save the date for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) upcoming calls for Medicare home health and hosp...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analysis: CY 2021 Medicare Home Health Proposed Rule »
On June 25, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2021 home health proposed rule,...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BREAKING: CY2021 Medicare Home Health Proposed Rule Released »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released the CY2021 home health proposed rule preview has bee...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Releases Renewed ABN Form for Fee-for-Service Medicare Providers »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today  released the renewed Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
AHCA Issues Emergency Rules to Require COVID-19 Testing for SNF and ALF Staff »
On July 17, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) issued two Emergency Rules to further prevent the spread of C...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATED: Medicaid COVID-19 Relief Funding Announcement for All Providers »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced additional distributions from the Provider Relief F...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
EEOC Issues Important Guidance on COVID-19 and Key Employment Laws »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
Thursday, June 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Announces Enhanced Provider Portal, Relief Fund Payments for Medicaid & CHIP Providers »
UPDATE: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) enhanced provider relief portal is now live for Medi...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of June 8, 2020 »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share inf...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cast Your Vote Today for HCAF’s 2020 Board of Directors Election »
HCAF recently called for volunteers who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors , which has the following s...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Approves Measures to Relax Rules of Paycheck Protection Program »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The United States Senate approved on Wednesd...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Provider Feedback Needed as AHCA Seeks 2-Year Extension of SMMC MMA Program »
On June 1, 2020, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) announced a 30-day public notice and comment period re...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey Alert: Workplace Safety in the COVID-19 Pandemic »
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is interested in learning about how home health, hospice,...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Participants in Research Study on the Well-Being and Experience of Home Care Aides »
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is seeking participants for a study to explore and document th...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey Alert: COVID-19 Medicare Home Health Agency Impact »
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has announced a follow-up survey from an April 2020 survey to...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Issues Important Provider Relief Fund Clarifications »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Since distributions from the CARES Act Prov...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAHC, HCAF Comment on CMS’ Interim Final Rule in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The National Association or Home Care &...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACTION ALERT: Ask Congress to Help the Home Health Care Community Rise to the Challenge »
Industry Advocates Calling for 15% Reimbursement Increase, Among Other Priorities to Protect Home Health   Home...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Conversation with HCAF Executive Director Bobby Lolley About the COVID-19 Crisis »
HCAF Executive Director Bobby Lolley, RN, recently spoke with the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) about h...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Part One of Medicare Advantage Final Rule »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Bill Would Permit Verbal Physician Order for Medicare Home Health During COVID-19 Emergency »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Home health care industry supports...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Additional COVID-19 Waivers, FAQs Document »
On May 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 Board of Directors Election is Around the Corner…Volunteer to Serve By June 5! »
HCAF is seeking volunteers who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors . Seven Board seats are open for candi...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator: Bill to Reimburse Home Health for Telehealth Services is Coming »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) A Senate Special Committee on Aging on Thurs...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Announces 45-Day Compliance Deadline Extension for Providers »
On Friday, May 22, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 45-day deadline extension for prov...

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