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Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Releases Second Year of Home Health Utilization and Payment Data »
CMS posted the second annual release of the home health agency Public Use File (PUF) on the Home Health Agencies Data we...
Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcements: Home Health CAHPS »
HHCAHPS participation from April 2016-March 2017 counts toward the CY 2018 APU.  HHAs that are not participating beca...
Thursday, December 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAHC Meets with CMS/HHS on Role of Nurse Practitioners in the Home Care Certification Process »
Representatives of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), along with a coalition of stakeholder groups...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ready or Not: Home Health Industry Braces for Pre-Claim Expansion »
By Amy Baxter, Home Health Care News In what has been described as a cruel April Fool’s Day joke, the Centers for Me...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Palmetto GBA Announces Round 2 of Probe and Educate Effective Dec. 27 »
Palmetto GBA announced on Dec. 19 that the Medicare Administrative Contractor is conducting pre-payment reviews of home he...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Expands Pre-Claim Review to Florida »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced late yesterday that its widely-criticized pre-claim review...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Law Expands Home Health Aide Role »
A new state law in New York will allow highly-trained home health aides to administer medications and operate medical equi...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve »
Dementia has been slowly stealing Ruth Perez's memory and thinking ability for 20 years. Her daughter, Angela Bobo, rememb...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joan Spitrey: No Rest for the Weary Nurses »
With the busy holiday season is upon us, many will be enjoying time off from work so they can visit with family. However,...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harvard Report: Home Care to Surge as Population Ages »
Within the next decade, the number of Americans 65 and older is going to surge. But as this happens, the demand for housin...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OIG Revises Safe Harbors Under Anti-Kickback Law »
The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued a final rule that revises th...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHCA Medicaid Managed Care Presentation Discusses Home Care's Role »
The Florida Legislature convened this week for committee meetings in advance of the 2017 legislative session. Before healt...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
21st Century Cures Signed Into Law: What it Means for Home Care »
On December 13, President Barack Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping piece of legislation providi...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MedPAC To Recommend Continued Cutbacks to Congress »
Each year, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) submits recommendations to Congress on Medicare payment p...
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHA Tells Trump Not to Repeal ACA Without Replacement; GOP Eyes Transition Plan »
The American Hospital Association is the latest group to urge the Trump administration to refrain from repealing the ACA w...
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CMS Models Introduced To Improve Quality of Care By Increasing Patient Engagement »
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) identifies the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries as a cornerstone to...
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtual Physical Therapy May Reshape Some Aspects of In-Home Health Care »
There are numerous challenges that people with disabilities face on a daily basis. Even men and women, young and elderly,...
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The OIG Has a Gift For You! »
Well, sort of! The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the primary enfo...
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Court Orders CMS To Reduce Appeal Delays »
For the last few years, the Medicare appeals system has been plagued with exponential growth in requests for Administrativ...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Health Care Worker Steals Credit Card and Jewelry From Client »
Hernando County Sheriff's detectives met with Beth Stocke at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. Ms. Stocke r...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Could Loosen Home Health Assessment Regulations »
A new bill could expand who can conduct initial assessments for home health visits in certain cases. The bill, the Medic...
Friday, December 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes 21st Century CURES Bill That Includes Home Care-Related Provisions »
Senate Expected To Pass Bill Next Week The 21st Century CURES bill passed the House of Representatives last nigh...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future Looks Bright for Home Care as President-Elect Trump Nominates Next Heads of HHS, CMS »
President-elect Donald Trump this week announced that U.S. Representative Tom Price (R-GA) and Seema Verma, a health polic...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elizabeth Hogue: HHABNs Are Gone! The HHCCN is Born! »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the Home Health Change of Care Notice (HHCCN) has...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Senate Health Committee Assignments Announced »
With the election in the rearview mirror, Florida Senate leaders announced committee assignments as the 2017 legislative s...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Court Blocks FLSA White-Collar Exemption Final Rule »
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has issued a nationwide injunction blocking the new rule on the...
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare2030: Are You Prepared to Meet the Challenges? »
By Merrily Orsini, MSSW, President/CEO corecubed, and C. Sam Smith, Senior VP Business Development, Axxess   Du...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
CMS Issues Memo to States with Implementation Plans for Emergency Preparedness Rules »
On October 28, 2016, the Director of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Survey and Certification Grou...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New RACs and New Rules! »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected five new recovery audit contractors (RACs) and establish...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Final Rule: 2017 Home Health Payment Rates, Value-Based Purchasing Pilot & More »
Thank you to our friends at NAHC for contributing this analysis   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Awards Performant Recovery with Nationwide RAC Contract »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded California-based Performant Recovery, Inc. with its Medic...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elizabeth Hogue: Home Care Emergency Preparedness Requirements »
By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq.   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rules regar...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Releases Illinois Pre-Claim Review Data »
On October 5, CMS released a small amount claims data from the ongoing Pre-Claim Review (PCR) Demonstration in Illinois....
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Extends October Submission Deadline for HHVBP Secure Portal »
HCAF has learned that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the submission deadline, f...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Care Providers Can Keep Tapping ‘Free Money’ Tax Credits »
By Tim Mullaney, Home Health Care News Home care agencies were scrambling this week to meet a filing deadline to...

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