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01/21/2021
In the waning hours of 2020, CMS rolled out revised instructions for the COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool, offering a fresh reminder of the questions agencies will be facing from surveyors as the public health emergency (PHE) heads into a second year.
01/13/2021
Only 12% of the respondents to the HHL 2021 trends survey said they are submitting their RAPs by days three or four.
01/07/2021
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its guidance on how employers can navigate federal antidiscrimination laws while requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
 
12/26/2020
Agencies expect COVID-19 to continue to have the biggest impact on their revenue in 2021, according to respondents of HHL’s 2021 trends survey.
12/17/2020
Distribution of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines have begun across the country.
12/10/2020
Home health care workers should be among the first to get access to COVID-19 vaccines, expected to be available in the coming weeks, but a staggered supply of initial doses may mean a delay for some.
12/03/2020
Starting on January 1, 2021, your remaining 20% request for anticipated payment (RAP) will go away, but you’ll still be required to submit a RAP and get it accepted by the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) by Day 5 or risk a penalty of 1/30th of your payment for every day it’s late.
12/03/2020
Guidance on limiting COVID-19 exposure has evolved through the pandemic, with changes coming in just the past few weeks that are critical to clinician and patient safety.
11/18/2020
Health officials are preparing for the initial rollout of COVID-19 vaccines before the end of the year, adding a new sense of urgency for agencies trying to prepare to potentially distribute the vaccine and make key decisions on employee vaccination policies.
11/18/2020
by: Tammy Binford
As employers look ahead to President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, questions abound about what to expect. Some say a more employee-favorable attitude toward the labor movement certainly wouldn’t be a surprise.

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