Home Health Line Breaking News
06/01/2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing a SARS-COV-2 reference panel for the evaluation of diagnostic tests for COVID-19. The panels safeguard the quality of the tests and validation of new assay.
05/29/2020
CMS released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare fee-for-service billing.
05/21/2020
Two new studies show steam can effectively decontaminate medical masks including the N95 respirator mask.
05/21/2020
CMS has released its updates for the first quarter (January to March 2020) Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP).
05/21/2020
Whether your home health agency is already working toward recovery from a peak load of COVID-19 patients or is still amidst the onslaught, remember there will be a second wave of patients in a few months.
05/18/2020
CMS’ Quality, Safety and Oversight (QSO) group released a memo directed to nursing homes that is helpful for home health and hospice providers.
05/18/2020
Today, the major source of work-related stress is how to navigate all these issues in the context of a pandemic.
05/18/2020
Over 190 requests for state relief due to COVID-19 have been approved by CMS. Relief includes various waivers, amendments, and Medicaid state plan flexibilities.
05/11/2020
CMS is continuing to take action to protect the health and safety of patients and providers through the development of a coronavirus partner toolkit, according to the website. This toolkit provides a place to stay informed and up to date with available COVID-19 materials.
05/11/2020
CMS has updated its COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers document.

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