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The CARE Act: Caring for Family Caregivers

The CARE Act is designed to support caregivers when patients go into the hospital, and when patients are discharged to their homes.

Sarah McIlvaine
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Trump Health Care is Delayed on Journey to the Senate

What the Trump healthcare bill could mean for people with pre-existing conditions, those with chronic illness, and seniors.

Sarah McIlvaine
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NEW Shield-U Course | Confidentiality: HIPAA Regulations

0.5 CE credit is available for this Certified Nursing Assistant course on HIPAA compliance. Course features video presentation. 30 minutes.

Sarah McIlvaine
Mammogram Guidelines

Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?

Originally published by MedlinePlus - learn about a study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s.

Aimee Sharp
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Proposed ACA Replacement Introduced By House Republicans

A proposed ACA replacement has been introduced by House Republicans. The bill authors are hoping to have it finalized by Easter.

Sarah McIlvaine
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Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: Updates for 2017

An overview of Home Health Value-Based Purchasing and how to prepare for it, with notes on 2017 payment adjustments.

Sarah McIlvaine
Trump's ACA executive order

Trump’s ACA Executive Order Heightens Insurance Market Jitters

President Trump's ACA executive order has health insurers and policy experts concerned about potential fallouts in the individual insurance market.

Sarah McIlvaine

Webinar Video and Slides: IMPACT Act and Skin Integrity

If you would like to view our recorded webinar “The Importance of Skin Integrity Under the...

Aimee Sharp
pre-claim review

Pre-Claim Review: What Home Health Agencies Should Know

The CMS states that pre-claim review does not create new documentation requirements, but instead requires that the same documentation be submitted earlier.

Sarah McIlvaine
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CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule for 2017

In October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) final rule for 2017

Sarah McIlvaine
Webinar: Managing Stress as the Parent of a Child with Special Needs
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