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CMS Issues Final Rule on Home Health Prospective Payment System Rates

CMS Issues Final Rule on Home Health Prospective Payment System Rates

The Final Rule for 2015 Medicare HHPPS payment rates was released by CMS late Thursday afternoon. CMS also finalized some of the other proposals - including eliminating the physician narrative to the face-to-face requirements.

 
November is Home Care & Hospice Month

Home is the Center of Health Care

Home care and hospice are poised to play a key role in coming years. A wide range of forces is joining to push care away from nursing homes and drive it toward home and community-based care.

 
NAHC Honors the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year

NAHC Honors the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year

The 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year award was presented to Mary Pistulka, Avera@Home, Yankton, SD (center) by Denise R. Schrader, Chair, Home Healthcare Nurses Association (right) and Andrea L. Devoti, Chair, NAHC Board of Directors (left).

 
NAHC Lawsuit Challenges CMS Rule on Face-to-Face  Encounters for Home Health Services

NAHC Lawsuit Challenges CMS Rule on Face-to-Face Encounters for Home Health Services

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) filed a lawsuit on June 5, 2014, challenging the administration of the physician face-to-face encounter documentation requirements developed and administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

 

Val J. Halamandaris, NAHC, President, Wraps Up the 2014 Annual Meeting with General Session Speaker, Dr. Adam Darkins, Medtronics, and the Power Paws Assistance Dogs.  Join us in Nashville, TN, for the NAHC Annual Meeting  on October 28-30, 2015! 

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Countdown to the Midterm Elections: Less than a Week Until Nov. 4

Friday, October 31, 2014

In less than a week – on November 4 - the Midterm elections will be held and will determine the make-up of both chambers of Congress. 33 Senate seats and the entire House of Representitives is standing for election this cycle. At stake in this election is the control of the United States Senate, and the size of the GOP majority in the House. read more

CMS Issues Final Rule on Home Health Prospective Payment System Rates

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Final Rule for 2015 Medicare HHPPS payment rates was released by CMS late Thursday afternoon. CMS also finalized some of the other proposals - including eliminating the physician narrative to the face-to-face requirements. read more

New Hospice Information Posted to the CAHPS Website

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The following information was recently posted to the Hospice CAHPS website. Specifically, hospices are required to submit a form to RAND Corporation by May 1, 2015, that authorizes the approved CAHPS Hospice Survey vendor that the hospice has entered into an agreement with for administration of the CAHPS Hospice Survey. read more

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Happy Birthday Medicare – Countdown to 50 Years!




 

 

 

National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice. NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ. These caregivers provide vital services to Americans who are aged, disabled, and ill. Some 12 million patients depend on home care and hospice providers. They, in turn, depend on NAHC for the best in advocacy, education, and information. NAHC is a nonprofit organization that strives for excellence in all respects. We help our members maintain the highest standards of care.

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