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Action Alerts
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Care at Risk in Latest Version of Health Care Bill - Take Action Now »
June 30, 2017   Contact your congressional delegation and ask that they reject any proposal to cut Medicaid sup...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for the Legislative Update! »
  Advocacy has become a vital part of of the strength and quality of  Home Healthcare. Please joi...
Monday, October 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for Nov. 1 Hospital and Health System CEO Roundtable ​ »
  Panelists: Damond Boatwright , Regional President of Hospital Operations, SSM Healthcare of Wisc...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The NAHC Challenge: 100 U.S. Senators on Home Visits Before 2018 Elections »
NAHC The National Association of Home Care & Hospice is announcing a challenge to its members:  Let’s get al...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
35 NAHC Forum States Associations Lend Support to Rural Access to Hospice Act »
  NAHC Under Medicare law, a patient electing hospice care has the right to declare his or her personal physician...

WiAHC News
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take the WiAHC Member Survey Today »
Thank you in advance for completing this member survey, which is expected to take less than five minutes. Your input and f...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now Accepting Nominations for the WiAHC 2018 Board of Directors »
The Wisconsin Association for Home Health Care is now accepting nominations to join the WiAHC Board of Directors in 2018....
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Finalists for the 2017 Wisconsin Home Care Nurse of the Year Award »
Colleagues, leaders, patients, and their families were invited to nominate a home care nurse for the “Wisconsin Home Care...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring Conference Keynotes Focusing on Home Health Care Hot Topics »
The 2017 Spring Conference keynote presenters will be focusing on the hot topics of emergency preparedness and the new Co...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Book Club at the Spring Conference »
Communication is essential in a healthy organization. But all too often when we interact with people—especially those who...

National News
Tuesday, July 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Healthcare Bill Published »
July 13, 2017   The Senate’s “Better Care Act” was released July 13.  The legislation provides some suppor...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Final Ruling for CoP Compliance »
July 7, 2017   CMS just issued the Final Rule setting out an new effective date for CoP compliance ( link ).&nb...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Guidelines for Emergency Preparedness »
June 21, NAHC   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new  Appendix–Z...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Cuts Virtual Lobbying »
The United States Senate is on the verge of dramatically cutting Medicaid funding to the tune of $600 billion dollars annu...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Care Transition Agreements: Key Issues »
Anecdotally, there is increasing recognition that transitions in care are the most dangerous times for patients. These tra...

State News
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
JFC Co-Chair Nygren to headline June 5 Newsmaker Event »
Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, and Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, the influential co-chairs of the Joint Finance Com...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
Get the full story on the twists and turns of federal health reform and what it means for Wisconsin at this year's Wiscons...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
While Republicans may have walked away from the American Health Care Act, the healthcare debate is certain to continue. Wi...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCN Releases 2016 Wisconsin RN Survey Report »
The Wisconsin Center for Nursing released the most recent RN Survey Report, summarizing key workforce statistics of over 8...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee Approves Rural Broadband Bill »
The Senate Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues approved a  bill Thursday that would increa...

Other News
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for March 21 Newsmaker Event with DHS Sec. Linda Seemeyer »
Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer will outline Gov. Scott Walker's 2017-19 budget and discuss departm...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attend: Scope of practice, team-based care and the future healthcare workforce »
With more changes likely in store for healthcare, what will be done to address the state and nation's growing physician an...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Final Rule on Safety and Effectiveness of Antibacterial Soaps »
NAHC  The U.S. Food and Drug administration issued a  final rule  on September 2, 2016 establishing that...
Monday, June 13, 2016
WHN to Hold Conference on the “Future of Healthcare” »
Wisconsin Health News is hosting a day long conference on July 28th focusing on the future of healthcare. National a...

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