Regulatory Compliance
05/06/2020
CMS addressed a question about whether agencies should discharge a patient when a home health patient is admitted for an inpatient stay.
04/29/2020
As employers begin looking beyond the immediate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and start thinking of bringing people back to work, they will be wise to realize the new virus means permanent changes related to their obligation to provide a safe workplace.
04/23/2020
The hospice industry is expected to receive about $580 million in increased payments in 2021, according to CMS’ proposed hospice payment rule, posted April 20 on the Federal Register.
04/23/2020
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) continues to issue guidance related to the various actions the government has taken intended to ease the blow COVID-19 has struck against the nation’s workforce.
04/23/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic that has sent the nation’s unemployment rate soaring may eventually at least in some cases affect employers’ unemployment insurance tax rates.
04/23/2020
CMS’ future plans with OASIS-E involve cognitive assessments that could take clinicians longer to complete at the time of assessment.
04/16/2020
by: CMS
On April 9 CMS announced the following COVID-19 emergency declaration blanket waivers in a memo to health care providers.
04/16/2020
by: CMS
Here are some more Q&As from CMS’ April 9 COVID-19 Town Hall.
04/16/2020
On March 26, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first round of published guidance concerning the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
04/16/2020
A temporary rule issued April 1 provides answers to at least some questions employers have regarding relief offered through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)  a measure that provides both paid sick leave and paid family and medical leave for workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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