NAHC Comments on Dept of Labor’s RFI to Modernize Schedule A of Permanent Labor Certification Process

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On December 21, 2023, the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to consider revisions to the permanent labor certification process, specifically Schedule A of the process which outlines occupations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and other non-STEM occupations, including nursing and physical therapy, […]

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Dept of Labor Seeks Comment on Permanent Labor Cert Process

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The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor is considering revisions to Schedule A of the permanent labor certification process. Interested parties are invited to provide input on this Request for Information (RFI) by February 20, 2024. Originally established in 1965 as an effort to address the workforce needs of employers, Schedule […]

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CMS Seeks Input on MA Plan Data

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking input from the public regarding various aspects of Medicare Advantage (MA) data. Feedback from stakeholders to past CMS issued RFIs on MA plans reflected a strong desire for more comprehensive high quality MA programmatic data to increase MA program […]

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CMS Releases CY2025 RFA for MA VBID and MA VBID Hospice Benefit Component

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released materials for Calendar Year (CY) 2025 of the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA VBID) model, including Requests for Applications (RFA) and a Request for Information (RFI) related to the MA VBID and MA VBID Hospice Benefit Component. Following is a link to the MA […]

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NAHC Listening Session – Request for Information (RFI) on Access to Home Health Aide Services

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET Registration is not required, but space is limited ZOOM link In the Calendar Year 2024 home health proposed rate update rule the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included a Request for Information (RFI) on Access to Home Health Aide Services. In the RFI CMS is […]

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CMS Requests Information on Home Health Aide Services, Quality Measures

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In addition to a broad array of policy proposals in the proposed home health rate update rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has included two requests for information (RFI): Access to Home Health Aide Services and Principles for Selecting and Prioritizing HH QRP Quality Measures and Concepts under Consideration for Future Years. […]

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Tell CMS How to Improve Efficiency, Advance Equity

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NAHC will be submitting comments; GO HERE to submit your own comments to CMS To make comment suggestions to NAHC, please email tom@nahc.org Deadline for comments is November 4 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Request For Information (RFI) seeking public input on accessing health care and related challenges, understanding […]

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NAHC Submits Comments to CMS on Medicare Advantage

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On August 31, 2022, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted comments in response to a request for information (RFI) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) about the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. It is projected that over 50 percent of Medicare beneficiaries will be enrolled in an MA plan […]

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CMS Seeks Public Feedback to Improve Medicare Advantage

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NAHC will be submitting comments & we encourage our members to do the same Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Request for Information seeking public comment on the Medicare Advantage program. CMS is asking for input on ways to achieve the agency’s vision so that all parts of Medicare are working towards […]

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CMS Seeks Public Feedback to Improve Medicare Advantage

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NAHC will be submitting comments & we encourage our members to do the same Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Request for Information seeking public comment on the Medicare Advantage program. CMS is asking for input on ways to achieve the agency’s vision so that all parts of Medicare are working towards […]

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Hospice Proposed Rule Listening Session – Health Equity RFI and Payment

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REGISTER NOW for these listening sessions! Friday, May 20 On March 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed FY2023 hospice rule containing a Request for Information (RFI) on health equity, a proposed cap on wage index losses from year to year and providing guidance on projected payment rates.  NAHC invites you […]

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