Medicare to Cover Free Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests

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People enrolled in either Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage will be able to get over-the-counter COVID-19 tests at no cost starting in early spring, the Biden administration recently announced. Under the new initiative, Medicare beneficiaries will be able to access up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests per month for free. Tests will be available through […]

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Medicare to Cover Free Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests

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People enrolled in either Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage will be able to get over-the-counter COVID-19 tests at no cost starting in early spring, the Biden administration recently announced. Under the new initiative, Medicare beneficiaries will be able to access up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests per month for free. Tests will be available through […]

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Medicare to Cover Free Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests

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People enrolled in either Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage will be able to get over-the-counter COVID-19 tests at no cost starting in early spring, the Biden administration recently announced. Under the new initiative, Medicare beneficiaries will be able to access up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests per month for free. Tests will be available through […]

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Biden Administration Issues Sweeping Vaccine Rules for Health Care, Businesses

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The Biden administration announced yesterday that his administration will require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care settings that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement. NAHC is currently studying the administration’s announcement and we look forward to receiving more details in the very near future. “NAHC has encouraged vaccinations throughout the pandemic. We look forward to […]

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Biden Administration Issues Sweeping Vaccine Rules for Health Care, Businesses

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The Biden administration announced yesterday that his administration will require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care settings that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement. NAHC is currently studying the administration’s announcement and we look forward to receiving more details in the very near future. “NAHC has encouraged vaccinations throughout the pandemic. We look forward to […]

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Implementing Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Policy

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From our partners at Polsinelli As COVID-19 vaccinations rates increase and COVID-19 related restrictions ease across the country, many homecare employers find themselves with two new but related challenges: (1) more clients are requesting only vaccinated caregivers; and (2) more facilities where clients reside are restricting access to only those who are vaccinated. So is […]

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Feds to Ship 150 Million Fast COVID Tests to Care Facilities

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NAHC working to ensure home care gets tests The federal government has contracted with Abbott Laboratories to send 150 million rapid coronavirus tests to assisted living facilities and other care providers in the very near future. Assisted living facilities will be followed by senior day care centers and home health agencies in getting the tests, […]

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Implementing a Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Policy

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From our partners at Polsinelli As COVID-19 vaccinations rates increase and COVID-19 related restrictions ease across the country, many homecare employers find themselves with two new but related challenges: (1) more clients are requesting only vaccinated caregivers; and (2) more facilities where clients reside are restricting access to only those who are vaccinated. So is […]

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