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Member News
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Your Calendars! Registration for the 47th Annual Meeting & Expo Opens March 15 »
The MHCA 47th Annual Meeting & Expo will be held at the Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, MN on May 10-12, 2017. Geare...
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 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, 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...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Contract Therapy Series: Part 2 »
Credit: Courtesy of MHCA’s Rehabilitation Team In our last article, we discussed what the positives and negatives ar...
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...

State News
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Announces Provider Teleconference »
  Join the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program staff for our first provide...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FREE Foundations in Privacy Toolkit Now Available »
FREE Foundations in Privacy Toolkit now available MN Dept. of Health (MDH) announced that Gray Plant Mooty (GPM), a...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Highlights »
Raising the Medical Assistance Spenddown Income and Asset Limits *MHCA PRIORITY ISSUE* Overview: This bill raises th...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Highlights »
Raising the Medical Assistance Spenddown Income and Asset Limits *MHCA PRIORITY ISSUE* Overview: This bill raises the...
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...

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, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emergency Preparedness Rule Effective This November »
  As a reminder, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Emergency Preparedness Rule...
Sunday, April 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Suspends Pre-Claim Reviews: New Approach in Development »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Friday that it was suspending the Pre-Claim Review...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HOSPICE UPDATES: 2017 PEPPER and Quality Reporting Issues --Updated PEPPER User’s Guide Now Availab »
HOSPICE UPDATES:  2017 PEPPER and Quality Reporting Issues --Updated PEPPER User’s Guide Now Available! As repo...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) update »
When: Tuesday, April 25, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Central Daylight Time What: A WebEx presented by Kimberly Hrehor with TMF He...
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...

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