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WiAHC News
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Home Health Industry Testifies on Medicaid Rates »
On Wednesday, October 23, the State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services held a public hearing on Senate Bill...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 Call for Nominations Now Open! »
Nominate a yourself or a colleague to serve on the WiAHC Board of Directors today!  WiAHC is run by a voluntee...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Drug Diversion Update »
The WiAHC lobby team from Hoven Consulting were invited by the Attorney General's office to meet with staff from the Depar...
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WiAHC Spring Conference in Review »
Thank you to the 70+ attendees at this year's spring conference. The keynote speakers were Kristin Baird, MHA, BSN, RN, Pr...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Next Webinar: Opioid Crisis and the Impact on Home Health Care and Hospice »
The next WiAHC webinar is July 30 at noon on the topic of the Opioid Crisis and the Impact on Home Health Care and Hospice...

National News
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
NAHC Announces Updates on PDGM Training Series »
NAHC has recently announced 2 additional PDGM webinars. The two new courses are scheduled for September and are titled “Co...
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2020 Home Health Proposed Rule is Big News! This Free Webinar Will Explain What it Means for You »
NAHC Report Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed rule for the 2020 p...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Approves Labor-HHS Spending Blueprint for FY2020 »
July 2, 2019, NAHC Report    Last week the House of Representatives approved legislation that provides d...
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BETTER Act Calls for In-Home Telehealth Expansion, Unified PAC Payment ‘Prototype’ »
July 1, 2019, Home Health Care News  Written by Robert Holly    A relatively little-known...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Legislation Would Allow Occupational Therapists to Open Home Health Cases »
June 19, 2019, NAHC Report    New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in both the United States S...

State News
Friday, August 30, 2019
Democratic Legislators Introduce Medicaid Expansion Bill »
Erik Kanter, Hoven Consulting   Earlier this month, Senator Jon Erpenbach (D – West Point) and Represent...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Legislation Introduced to Raise MA Rates and Allow for Telehealth »
Erik Kanter, Hoven Consulting   In August, two separate pieces of legislation were introduced in the Wis...
Monday, August 26, 2019
Wisconsin Received Approval of EVV Good Faith Effort Exemption Request »
On August 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted Wisconsin’s Department of Health Servic...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
EVV Update »
The Department of Health Service held an Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Forum in July.  Most of the information...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Joint Committee on Finance Member Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection »
Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R – Neenah) announced this month he will not be seeking reelection in 2020. Rohrkaste has s...

Hospice
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Care Coordination, Partnerships Key for Hospices in Primary Care First »
July 1, 2019, Hospice News  Written by Jim Parker   Improved care coordination is an underlying goal...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Care Coordination, Partnerships Key for Hospices in Primary Care First »
June 28, 2019, Hospice News Written by Jim Parker    Improved care coordination is an underlying goa...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Legislation to Make Palliative Care Eligible for National Health Service Corps »
June 24, 2019, Hospice News Written by Jim Parker    Bipartisan Congressional efforts to expand p...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospice Provider Preview Reports Now Available »
June 3, 2019, NAHC Report    Hospice provider preview reports and Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthc...
Thursday, May 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Primary Care First “High Need Population” Model Envisions Role for Hospice Clinicians »
May 23, 2019, NAHC Report   In late April the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced fu...

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...

Legislative
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Marquette University Law School Poll Numbers »
On November 20, Marquette University Law School released its newest poll numbers forecasting the 2020 elections and gaug...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Evers Signs Telehealth Legislation »
Earlier this month, the State Senate and Assembly passed legislation to allow Medicaid providers to seek reimbursement for...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Evers Vetoes CNA Training Bill »
Wisconsin Health News/November 21, 2019   Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bipartisan plan Wednesday that would hav...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate and Assembly Back in Session »
Earlier this month, both the State Senate and State Assembly were on the floor voting on a wide range of legislation. The...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marquette University Law School Releases New Poll Results »
On Wednesday, October 23, Marquette University Law School released its most recent poll results. The poll, which was condu...

Other News
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
This Critical Combo Could ‘Blow Up’ Home Health Agency Revenue Cycles »
Home Health Care News, June 3, 2019  Written by Robert Holly    The Review Choice Demonstratio...
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...

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