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The Informer
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BREAKING NEWS: Take Action by Friday »
HHGM to have major impact....
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Member News
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCTC New Course Announcement: Dementia: Challenging Behaviors »
Challenging behavior is a term used to describe disruptive behaviors that may interfere with a person’s ability to partici...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spending on Dementia Care is Soaring »
For the second straight year spending to treat patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will exceed a quarter of a tr...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Region Meeting - March 14, 2018 »
Wound Assessment and Management Webinar followed by    MHCA Updates Watch the Webinar Recording Plea...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCTC Announces New Course »
Care of the Individual Receiving Enteral Nutrition In the past, aides in home care and long-term care have had limi...
Monday, February 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Care Professional of the Year – Nominations Open »
Is there someone in your agency who brings extra commitment, enthusiasm, and compassion to their work? Do you have a home...

Team Articles
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rehabilitation Team: Nursing/Therapy Intake Screening »
Re-hospitalization prevention is a common goal among home care agencies, referral sources and patients alike. Hospital re...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA Team: DHS Q&A »
The MHCA MA Team serves as the MHCA liaison to the MN Department of Human Services (DHS). The team met with representative...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey and Regulatory Analysis Team: Survey Trends and Findings »
The MDH HCALP (Home and Community Assisted Living Providers) web site provides consumers, providers and the public acces...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clinical Quality Team: MHCA Members Encouraged to Participate in Brainstorming Sessions »
Home Health Gap Collaborative Brainstorming Sessions Monday, March 12, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Register An...
Monday, February 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rehabilitation Team: Thirty-Day Therapy Reassessments in Home Care »
The requirements for therapy reassessments in home care were most recently updated in the CMS 2015 PPS Final Rule for Home...

State News
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic Visit Verification »
Electronic Visit Verification The federal government has required that every state have an Electronic Visit Verific...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitol Happenings »
Capitol Happenings All three MHCA priority issues have seen movement at the Capitol. The bill which would set a new...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introduction to Independent Community Living Supports (ICLS) »
By Jeanette Mefford, MPH, BSN Individual Community Living Supports is a waiver service for persons covered by the Eld...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Commissioner of Health Appointed »
Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Jan Malcolm to lead the state Health Department. Malcolm previously led the department...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commissioner Ehlinger Resigns from MDH »
Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Edward Ehlinger, M.D. resigned Tuesday. The move comes after a five-part Star...

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, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Provider Enrollment Updates and Rural Add-on Tables »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Change Request 10443 that updates Medicare Program Integ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Hospice PEPPER Now Available »
The Q4FY17 release of the Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) with statistics throu...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Seeks Comments on New Home Health Quality Measure »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with RTI International and Abt Associates to further...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New PEPPER Report and WebEx Review in April »
The TMF Health Quality Institute will hold a Hospice PEPPER Review WebEx on Thursday, April 26, 2018, to coincide with the...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Holds Open Door Forum »
CMS held an Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum on February 28, 2018. A summary of the call follows....

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