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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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MA F2F Requirements Published...

Member News
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Care and Hospice Salary & Benefits Study Extended »
The deadline for the 2017-2018 Home Care and Hospice Salary & Benefits studies has been extended to August 21. The rep...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highly-acclaimed Home Health and Hospice Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series Still Available! »
While the highly-acclaimed six-part webinar series Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid-Participa...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCTCLEARN.NET Webinar Announcement »
RCTCLEARN.NET will be hosting webinars for agencies or training coordinators new to the system and/or new to the My CEU t...
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CoP Requirements for Aide Training »
Medicare Home Health Agencies must meet the following Requirements for Aide Training per the New CoP’s Surveyors wi...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avoid Common Survey Citations – Attend Timely MHCA Education »
MDH has reported that several of the top survey citations in the state of Minnesota include; untimely post assessment and...

Team Articles
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
245D Update and Q&A »
245D Clarifications with MA Team Members Jeanette Mefford and Pam Brede The 245D license is a license through the...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revisions to the ABN Form – Effective 6/21/17 »
The MHCA Medicare Team wants to ensure members are aware of changes to the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)...
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, 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...

State News
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Announces Changes to Payment Rates and Methodologies »
DHS recently announced changes to Medical Assistance (MA) payment rates. These changes result from statutory changes made...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
DHS Announces Public Meetings Related to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) »
DHS will hold several public meetings related to developing requirements and standards for electronic service delivery doc...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In response to growing concerns from our members, MHCA recently held a meeting with DHS regarding the July 1 Medicaid face...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dementia Training Clarification »
MDH has provided informal clarification on the interpretation and statutory requirements for dementia training for home ca...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update »
EXCLUSIVE Legislative Summary for MHCA Members The 2017 Minnesota Legislative Session was a hectic one, with over 2,5...

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
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join MHCA in Washington, D.C. – Discounted Hotel Through 8/19! »
The Council of States, a consortium of state home care associations, is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Public Policy S...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summary of Final FY2018 Payment Rule »
On August 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted Medicare Program; FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index a...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Factsheets »
In anticipation of Congressional visits, MHCA has prepared factsheets on: Medicare Face-to-Face...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Proposed Rule: 2017 Home Health Payment Rates, Value-Based Purchasing Pilot, and More »
Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed CY 2018 Home Health Prospective Paym...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Final Rule for CoPs »
MHCA issued a breaking news alert on July 7th, announcing the CMS issuance of the final rule for the Home Health Conditio...

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