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MedPAC Considering Payment Changes for Home Health & Hospice in 2020

Posted by Crystal Parks on Dec 14, 2018 9:57:27 AM

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Last Friday, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) convened for presentations and discussions regarding the Medicare hospice and home health benefits.  The commission was presented information on current payment adequacy based on data from years past and suggestions from MedPAC staff for recommendations the committee will make to Congress for 2020.

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Topics: Regulatory Update, Home Health, Hospice

Home Health & Hospice Legislation at the Start of the New Year

Posted by Crystal Parks on Jan 3, 2018 6:11:25 PM

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NAHC provided it's members with a quick review of where home health and hospice stands legislatively at the beginning of 2018 in today's issue of the NAHC Report

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Topics: Home Health, Hospice, Regulatory Update

First Year of Hospice Data Released

Posted by Crystal Parks on Dec 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Data collected by Hospice Item Set (HIS) and Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System Survey (CAHPS) between July 2015 - July 2016 was recently released. This marks the first publication of national hospice data.  

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Topics: Hospice, Hospice CAHPS, Hospice Item Set

Overtime Rule Will Likely Impact Home Health and Hospice

Posted by Crystal Parks on May 18, 2016 10:54:20 AM

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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the final overtime rule, which is effective December 1, 2016.  This rule will dramatically change the standards for salaried workers to qualify for an exemption from overtime requirements, which is likely to have a significant impact on all types of businesses, including home health and hospice.  

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Topics: Hospice, U.S. Department of Labor, Home Health

Possible Affects of the FY2017 Proposed Hospice Rule on Your Agency

Posted by Crystal Parks on May 17, 2016 7:00:00 AM

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We understand that overseeing your patients’ day-to-day comprehensive care is exhausting and time-intensive.

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Topics: Hospice Quality Reporting, Hospice, Hospice Item Set

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