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Member News
Monday, February 6, 2017
RCTCLEARN.NET Announcement: New Learning Management System »
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Consultants Corner - Dementia Training Requirements Enforced as of January 2017 »
The Minnesota HomeCare Association (MHCA) has two nurse consultants that work with MHCA to help answer member questio...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Welcomes New Year with an Enhanced Region Meeting Format »
Low-cost educational opportunities  and  timely updates  were two re-occurring themes on recent membersh...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utilization of Contracted Facilities (Part 3) »
In the November 16 newsletter we discussed relaying expectations up front with facilities that a home Health agency contra...
Monday, December 5, 2016
State of Home Health Care by Fazzi Associates »
Fazzi Associates’ State of the Home Health Industry Survey Reveals the Top 5 Issues Fazzi Associates’ recent “Sta...

Team Articles
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Q & A with the Minnesota Department of Health »
Minnesota Home Care Association commits to work closely with state regulatory agencies such as the Minnesota Department of...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contract Therapy Series: Part 4 »
Should the training expectations for a contracted therapist differ from that of your own therapist? No.  The requi...
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Health Consolidated Billing with Wound Clinics »
Has your home health agency (HHA) been receiving bills from an outpatient wound care center (WCC)? If so, you’re not alone...
Monday, July 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OASIS Tip: Improving Influenza Immunization Received Rate »
The score for this measure includes the percentage of home health episodes of care during which patients received influenz...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OASIS TIP: Improving Timely Initiation of Care Scores »
The score for this measure includes the percentage of home health episodes of care in which the start or resumption of car...

State News
Monday, February 6, 2017
Have You Transitioned to NETStudy 2.0 Yet? »
If Not, Take Action This Month! Access to the Department of Human Services (DHS) original NETStudy portal will be trans...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Live Well at Home Grant Opportunity for Provider »
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), through its Aging and Adult Services Division (AASD), is seeking proposa...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS PCA Integrity »
MHCA began working on an image enhancement initiative in 2015, working to enhance the image of home care among consumers a...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming: Electronic Visit Verification »
Electronic Visit Verification (“EVV”) systems will be required for Medicaid-provided personal care services and home healt...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Legislative Session Begins »
The 2017 Legislative Session kicked off today and MHCA will be focusing on the MHCA Board’s approved legislative prioritie...

Press Releases
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEW JOB OPENING: Membership Marketing Manager with MHCA »
Membership Marketing Manager   Interested in a Part-time Professional Position that Offers Flexibility?...

Federal News
Monday, February 6, 2017
Changes for Quality of Care Reviews »
On October 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the newest version of Chapter 5 of the Q...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Relaunches Pre-Claim »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Pre-Claim Review will expand into its second sta...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Health Probe and Educate Round 2 Begins on January 19, 2017 »
Home Health Probe and Educate Round 2 will begin on January 19, 2017. Please note that all states are included except thos...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Final Rule for the Home Health CoPs »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the final rule Home Health Conditions of Participation (Co...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caring for Special Needs Children Costs U.S. Families $17.6 billion in Lost Wages »
American families spend 1.5 billion hours each year providing home health care to disabled or chronically ill children, co...

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