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WiAHC News
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Developing a Worker Safety Plan »
May 13, 2019, HomeCare   Written by Jenny Dunne    The home health and hospice industry is exper...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Releases Additional Instructions for Claims under PDGM »
May 7, 2019, NAHC Report     The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WiAHC Spring Conference Deadlines Approaching »
May 8, Hotel Reservation Deadline A block of rooms has been reserved at the Red Lion Hotel – Paper Valley at a special...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transportation and Internet Barriers Limit Rural Access to Home Health »
April 29,2019, NAHC Report   Patients in rural parts of the United States often have difficulty accessing hom...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Finalists for the 2019 Wisconsin Home Care Nurse of the Year Award »
April 23, 2019   Colleagues, leaders, patients, and their families were invited to nominate a home care nurse...

National News
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Lawmakers Move to Scrap PDGM’s Widely Opposed Behavioral Assumptions »
May 10, 2019, Home Health Care News  Written by  Joyce Famakinwa   The home health industry wo...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Reduces HIPAA Fines »
May 2, 2019, HomeCare    (April 30, 2019)—On Friday, The Department of Health and Human Services (HH...
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Finds Home Health Physical Therapy Lowers Re-Hospitalization Substantially »
April 24, 2019, NAHC Report    Home Health physical therapy visits can substantially lower the risk of r...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Health Industry Reacts to CMS Value-Based Primary Care Initiative »
April 24, 2019, Home Health Care News Written by Robert Holly    Health care policymakers on Mo...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Proposes Cost Report Changes for Freestanding Home Health Providers »
April 18, 2019, NAHC Report     On April 16, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv...

State News
Monday, July 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHN Hospital CEO Roundtable »
The annual Wisconsin Health News CEO Roundtable is August 14 in Madison. A panel of the state’s leading health system and...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heifetz to resign as Medicaid director »
December 11, Wisconsin Health News Gov. Scott Walker tapped Heather Smith, his deputy chief of staff for budget, l...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker approves community EMS bill »
November 28, Wisconsin Health News   Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a bill Monday that creates standards a...
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...

Action Alerts
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHGM Proposal Not Finalized in CMS’ 2018 Prospective Payment System Rate Update »
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Service has issued the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Home Health Prospective Payment Syst...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fight the Proposed Home Health Groupings Model »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) CY2018 Proposed Rule for the Home Health Agency (HHA) Prospective P...
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...

Other News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM’s Co-Morbidity Changes May Trigger Substantial Payment Bump »
May 15, 2019, Home Health Care News Written by Robert Holly   To fine-tune operations ahead of the Patien...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Advantage, ‘Demise of Digital Disruptors’ Cited as Top 2019 Home Care Trends »
May 13, 2019, Home Health Care News  Written by Robert Holly Home care in Medicare Advantage (MA), the dem...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AT&T: In-Home Remote Patient Monitoring Ready to Take Off »
May 10, 2019, Home Health Care News    Written by Bailey Bryant    While telemonitoring i...
Monday, April 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
May 14 WHN Luncheon Explores the Impact of Housing on Healthcare »
Where people live influences their health. And more and more healthcare organizations and others in Milwaukee are targetin...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPS Is the Newest Player in Home-Based Health Care »
March 26, 2019, Home Health Care News  Written by Bailey Bryant    In addition to packages, t...

Hospice
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Further Changes to Support Hospice Eligibility Inquiries in HETS »
May 14, 2019, NAHC Report    Over recent years the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ha...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural Access to Hospice Act Reintroduced in Senate, House »
May 9, 2019, NAHC Report    GO HERE to protect rural access to hospice! U.S. Senators Jeanne...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS FY2020 Hospice Payment Rule Updates »
April 23, 2019, NAHC Report    2.7% Payment Update and Wage Index Changes Part of Significant Rule Chan...
Friday, April 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Updates Hospice Chapter of Medicare Claims Processing Manual »
April 19, 2019, NAHC Report     The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Details Rationale for Modified Public Reporting of Hospice Visits When Death is Imminent »
April 18, 2019, NAHC Report    As reported on April 5, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser...

Legislative
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislation to Stop PDGM Rate Cuts Introduced in House of Reps »
May 9, 2019, NAHC Report   GO HERE to support this important legislation! On Wednesday May 8,...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WiAHC Meets with Wisconsin Medicaid Director »
May Legislative Update  Written by Hoven Consulting, WiAHC Lobbyist  WiAHC Meets with Wisconsin Medic...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WiAHC May Legislative Update »
May Legislative Update  Written by Hoven Consulting, WiAHC Lobbyist    Home Health Updates&nb...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WiAHC April Legislative Update »
April Legislative Update Written by Hoven Consulting, WiAHC Lobbyist    Home Health Updates...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
March Legislative Update »
March Legislative Update  Written by Hoven Consulting, WiAHC Lobbyist    Governor Ever...

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