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Announcements and News

Following is a partial list of articles, updates and announcements for the home health community organized by category. Members:  please login to be able to access all the items. 

National Updates
Friday, February 2, 2018
CMS Okays Non-Skilled Home Care Benefit in Medicare Advantage »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) www.nahc.org The Centers for Medicare &a...
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Spending Package Wrap-up: Home Health Provisions »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)  www.nahc.org It has been a wild and v...
Sunday, January 1, 2017
CMS Engages HHVBP Evaluation Contractor »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) engag...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
CMS Releases Guidance to State Medicaid Programs Encouraging Adequate Payment Rates for Home Care »
ourtesy of The National Association for Home Care and Hospice ( www.nahc.org ) The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Servic...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
CMS Issues Moratoria Waiver Demonstration »
Courtesy of The National Association for Home Care and Hospice ( www.nahc.org ) The Centers for Medicare & Medicai...
Monday, July 25, 2016
CMS Posts Reports with Latest Medicaid LTSS Expenditures Data »
Courtesy of The National Association for Home Care and Hospice ( www.nahc.org )   The Centers for Medicare &a...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
DOL Publishes Final Rule on Overtime »
Effective Dec 1, 2016, employees who have a salary of less than $47,476 will no longer be exempt from overtime. This is a...
Saturday, February 27, 2016
CDC Releases Emergency Planning Guide for Home Health »
The CDC has released the following emergency planning guide that is specific to home health and hospice providers. NAHC wa...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
CMS Unveils Proposed Pilot for Value-Based Purchasing »
CMS has unveiled its proposed pilot program on value-based purchasing (VBP) in the proposed rule and Arizona is one of the...
Monday, June 29, 2015
NAHC Urges HHS to Make Separate Payment for Advanced Care Planning Goals »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Monday, June 29, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Key Decision on Affordable Care Act »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
NAHC Filed Brief in Face-to-Face Lawsuit »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
PEPPER to be Available for Home Health Agencies »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
CMS Holds Second Open Door Forum on Proposed Home Health Star Rating System »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
AHHQI Data Finds Home Health Quality Up »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
White House Conference on Aging Launches Series of Regional Forums to Engage Public »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
IOM Releases Future of Home Care Workshop Summary »
The two-day long workshop, sponsored by the  Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation , convened academics,...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Home Care and Hospice Preparation for Ebola »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Friday, September 26, 2014
NAHC Lawsuit on Face-Face Physician Encounter Rule Advances »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Friday, September 5, 2014
The National Council on Medicaid Home Care Releases Survey Results »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
NAHC Files Lawsuit Against CMS on F2F Issue »
NAHC Lawsuit Challenges CMS Rule on Face-to-Face Encounters for Home Health Services The Arizona Association for Home Ca...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Implementation of ICD-10 Delayed for One Year »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
National Council on Medicaid Home Care Analyzes Medicaid Provisions in President's 2015 Budget »
The Arizona Association for Home Care is a member of the National Association for Home Care and has republished this artic...

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