House GOPers Express Concern to CMS with Medicaid Access Rule

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On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 21 Republicans in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expressing concerns with the 80-20 provision in the Medicaid Access proposed rule. The provision would require that at least 80 percent of all Medicaid payments for homemaker, home health aide, and […]

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Home Care & Hospice News Review

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Read on for NAHC Report’s regular round-up of important home care, home health, and hospice stories from around the country. If there is a story you would like to share with your fellow home care and hospice professionals, please send it tom@nahc.org. Proposed Minimum Wage Hike For Health Care Workers Could Hurt Home-Based Care Providers New […]

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Home Care & Hospice News Review

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Read on for NAHC Report’s regular round-up of important home care, home health, and hospice stories from around the country. If there is a story you would like to share with your fellow home care and hospice professionals, please send it tom@nahc.org. NAHC to feds: See you in court It took a year, but the National […]

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Save the Date for the NAHC Fall Advocacy Day!

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Free registration September 19-20, 2023 Washington, D.C. Each year, our most engaged members and industry friends touch down in our nation’s capital to advocate with lawmakers for support of the care-in-the-home community. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) tracks critical legislative, regulatory, and policy issues that affect our members to ensure you’re on top […]

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Palliative & Hospice Workforce Legislation Re-Introduced in the Senate

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On Tuesday, July 11, 2023, a large bipartisan group of Senators, led by Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Shelley Moore-Capito (R-WV) reintroduced the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) (S.2243) (Bill text HERE; 1-pager summary HERE). Long a priority for NAHC and the broader end-of-life and serious illness care community, PCHETA would authorize funding for major investments to build, […]

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Making Sense of Medicaid: Medicaid Managed Care

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Wednesday, July 12, 2023 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT REGISTER Sponsored by Red Road Healthcare Business Solutions This webinar is the third in the NAHC Medicaid educational series. Building on the previous two webinars, this session will provide an in-depth look at Medicaid Managed Care, including: The statutory and regulatory parameters that govern Medicaid Managed […]

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Podcast: An All-Hands-On-Deck Approach to Medicaid Redeterminations

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FREE REGISTRATION Tuesday, July 11th 2023 – 1:00 PM (EDT) UnitedHealthcare Community & State a conversation with Damon Terzaghi, Director of Medicaid HCBS Advocacy for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice. In this discussion, Damon will share how in-home providers can best support their clients throughout the Medicaid redetermination process. Register with the link […]

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice Sues Medicare to Preserve the Home Health Service Benefit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org The National Association for Home Care & Hospice Sues Medicare to Preserve the Home Health Service Benefit   Washington, D.C. – The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the […]

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Home Care & Hospice News Review

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Read on for NAHC Report’s regular round-up of important home care, home health, and hospice stories from around the country. If there is a story you would like to share with your fellow home care and hospice professionals, please send it tom@nahc.org. Lawmakers Seeking To Block Home Health Medicare Cuts The Preserving Access to Home Health […]

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RESPOND TODAY! Make Your Voice Heard on the Medicaid Access Proposed Rule

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Please take the survey now! As part of our ongoing work to advocate on the proposed Medicaid Access Rule, our member workgroup recommended that we administer a short survey to gauge your reactions to the CMS proposal. We have intentionally kept this survey as short as possible to reduce the burden of your response. Given this […]

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Home Health Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Introduction of the Preserving Access to Home Health Act of 2023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org Washington, DC – The National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (the Partnership) today commended Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) for introducing Preserving Access to Home Health Act of 2023 to safeguard access to […]

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Biden Admin Implores States to Slow Medicaid Cuts After More Than 1M Enrollees Dropped

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Hannah Recht Kaiser Health News Too many Americans are losing Medicaid coverage because of red tape, and states should do more to make sure eligible people keep their health insurance, the Biden administration said Monday. More than a million Americans have lost coverage through the program for low-income and disabled Americans in the past several […]

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