Strive for work-life balance, long-term care professionals assert
May 18, 2022
No long-term care leader should have to sacrifice their personal life in order to achieve career goals, industry experts stressed during a panel discussion of the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum...
Home Care briefs for Thursday, Feb. 25
Feb 25, 2021
PointClickCare partners with CellTrak to simplify electronic visit verification for home healthcare providers … Walgreens to sell Labcorp’s Pixel COVID-19 test kits over the counter … CEO squashes...
Home care briefs for Friday, Jan. 8
Jan 08, 2021
Iowa hospital offers at-home COVID-19 care … Home care agency leans on temporary workers … Griswold Home Care names director of marketing … Home Health & Hospice names president and COO … 75 years...
Home care briefs for Wednesday, Jan. 6
Jan 06, 2021
Allscripts completes $1.35B sale of CarePort to WellSky … Assisted living residents receiving Medicare home health services are at increased risk of hospitalization when care-partner support is lacking...
Home care briefs for Thursday, Dec. 10
Dec 10, 2020
Home care association head critical of CMS adjusted fee for equipment and supplies … FDA approves first combination COVID-19 and flu test for use with home-collected samples … Encompass Health investigates...
HHS updates Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements
Oct 27, 2020
The federal government is no longer limiting providers’ use of Provider Relief Funds for covering lost revenue due to the coronavirus, according to an updated memo issued late last week.
Providers seek extension of 2% Medicare sequester cut relief through 2021
Oct 26, 2020
Four of the nation’s top provider groups representing long-term care, home health and hospitals are calling on Congress to extend a moratorium on the 2% Medicare sequester cuts into 2021 and for the...
CMS giving $165M more in Medicaid funding for home- and community-based care
Sep 25, 2020
The federal government is providing $165 million in supplemental funding to states for a longstanding Medicaid program designed to transition residents of nursing homes and other institutions and into...
A win for home care: Providers applaud withdrawal of MFAR proposal
Sep 16, 2020
Providers cheered federal health officials’ decision to withdraw a proposal they warned could cut up to $50 billion nationwide from the Medicaid program annually.