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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
Aging Parent at Home

Caring for an Aging Family Member at Home

In this article by Marla Beck, Columnist for the Madison Park Times, she gives advice about how to help care for an aging parent at home.

Aimee Sharp
Medicaid waiver

Washington Gets Medicaid Waiver for ‘Accountable Health Communities’ Model

Under a nearly approved waiver, the state of WA will focus on the social needs of its Medicaid population. Originally published on Modern Healthcare.

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Initiative 1501

Initiative 1501 Focus: Deterring Scams Targeting the Elderly

This article was originally published by Spokane Journal: learn about Initiative 1501, which would enable judges to triple damages for fraud against seniors

Aimee Sharp
Aging Parent

Becoming Financially Responsible for an Aging Parent

In this article from the Madison Park Times, the author lays out guidelines and offers avenues of support for those with an aging parent.

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HCA’s Maryanne Lindeblad Gives Latest Update on Washington’s Integration Effort

The Director of the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), the state’s Medicaid agency talks about the roll out of new health services

Aimee Sharp
Senior Fitness

AGING WITH CARE | Seattle’s Contributions to Senior Fitness

By Marla Beck, Columnist for the Madison Park Times Seattle has a wonderful history of being a...

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100-Year-Old Fitness Buff a ‘Legend’ at Mount Vernon Gym

By Aaron Weinberg for The Seattle Times MOUNT VERNON — As Betty Erickson, who turned 100 in July,...

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AGING WITH CARE | Hospital discharge = full recovery? Not always

By Marla Beck, Columnist for the Madison Park Times Hospital stays end with the discharge, correct?...

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Washington Health Alliance Joins National Effort to Reduce Price Confusion

By Rob Smith for Puget Sound Business Journal The Washington Health Alliance has been tapped to...

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