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Genworth Financial releases annual Cost of Care Survey

Genworth Financial, an insurance and financial planning company, recently released its annual 2017 Cost of Care Survey, which uses survey results to inform long term...

CMS proposes 2018 and 2019 payment changes for home health

The CMS proposed rule updates the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) payment rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national...

CMS issues final rule to delay home health conditions of participation...

CMS issued a final rule to delay the effective date for the new home health conditions of participation. The original effective date was July 13, 2017. Under pressure from providers and other interested parties, including SDAHO, CMS is delaying the effective date for an additional six months until Jan. 13, 2018.

MedPAC recommends acceleration towards post-acute care PPS

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Thursday approved a recommendation for Congress to implement a common prospective payment system (PPS) for post-acute care providers...

The CoPs Are Here: Are You Prepared?

The CoP’s Are Here: Are You Prepared? Cedar Shore Resort 1500 Shore Line Drive Oacoma/Chamberlain, South Dakota Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CST) The educational activity...

Continuing Care Conference 2017

Continuing Care Conference 2017 The Continuing Care Conference is designed to create the opportunity for networking and education for post-acute care professionals including administrators, directors...

Home Health Conditions of Participation education scheduled for March 28

SDAHO will be hosting an education event at Cedar Shore Resort, Oacoma/Chamberlain, March 28, 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. to update home health professionals...

CMS finalizes new Medicare and Medicaid home health care rules, beneficiary...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Monday finalized rules governing home health agencies aimed at improving the quality of health care...

2017 Medicare HH PPS Final Rule Analysis available

The calendar year (CY) 2017 Medicare Home Health (HH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule Analysis is intended to show HH members how Medicare...

CMS issues CY 2017 final rule for home health PPS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the calendar year 2017 final rule for the home health prospective payment system (PPS). The...