OIG: Home Health Agencies Did Not Use Telehealth Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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A new report from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that home health agencies (HHAs) rarely furnished services via telehealth early in the COVID-19 public health emergency. For the few claims in the OIG sample with services furnished via telehealth, HHAs did not fully comply with Medicare […]

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NAHC Analysis: Proposed Rule for Adult Protective Services

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The Administration for Community Living is soliciting feedback on a proposed rule that aims to set the first-ever federal regulations for adult protective services (APS) programs. This rule is designed to enhance the consistency and quality of APS services provided by states, with the overarching goal of better serving adults who face or are at […]

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CMS Addresses Benefit Integrity Issues in Hospice Care

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on its website on Tuesday, August 22, a renewed committment to battling what it called “fraud” committed by hospices at the expense of beneficiaries and the taxpayers, calling it a response to media stories alleging fraud within the Medicare hospice benefit. On the agency’s official blog, […]

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NAHC Requests CMS Continue Therapy Waiver

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As the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) winds down, home health agencies have expressed  concerns around  the expiration of one waiver (§484.55(a)(2) and §484.55(b)(3)), issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), that allowed any rehabilitation professional (occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists) to perform the initial and comprehensive assessment for all patients […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2023 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2023 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2022 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2022 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2022 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2022 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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NAHC Wants Your Input for 2022 Legislative & Regulatory Agendas

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The policy staff of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and its affiliates — the Hospice Association of America (HAA), the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA), and the National Medicaid Action Council — are in the process of developing their agendas for legislative and regulatory activities in the coming […]

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