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The Informer
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 5/17/19 »
YOUR BIMONTHLY SOURCE FOR HOME CARE NEWS MHCA Annual Meeting Issue The MHCA office will be closed Monday, May 27t...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 5/1/2019 »
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 4/17/2019 »
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 4/3/2019 »
YOur BiMonthly source for home care news...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 3/20/2019 »
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Member News
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Announces Bold New Strategic Plan »
During the business meeting Thursday, MHCA Executive Director Kathy Messerli unveiled a new strategic plan for the associa...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Enhances Member Value, Adds Regulatory Affairs and Advocacy Manager »
The MHCA Board of Directors have recently approved a 2019-2020 Strategic Plan, which Executive Director Kathy Messerli wil...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Advocates for You: HHA Supervision For a Medicare Agency »
Your MHCA nurse consultants raised a question for clarification to MDH during the annual meeting of the Survey and Regulat...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCTC OASIS Training Series »
Note: the RCTC OASIS module is not included in your membership package. The OASIS-D Guidance Manual will become eff...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Asked - We Delivered! »
Calling all unlicensed personnel! Join MHCA on December 4th for an afternoon of interactive, hands-on learning at “ Compet...

Team Articles
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA Team: Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) »
By Jen Drganc, on behalf of MHCA MA Team Cindy Grebin, State Program Administrator, Disability Services Division for...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey and Regulatory Analysis Team: Meeting with MDH »
The Survey & Regulatory Analysis Team invited MDH staff to their December meeting for a question and answer session....
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Team: OASIS D - Pressure Injury Versus Pressure Ulcer »
Are you prepared for OASIS D? If so, great work! If not, read on. Starting with M1306, OASIS D was revised to includ...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Private Pay Rates »
By Lores Vlaminck A question was recently submitted to the MHCA Nurse Consultant line regarding the specifics of est...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Team: Targeted Probe and Educat-ion! »
Last Week, National Governmental Services (Minnesota’s Medicare Audit Contractor) met with Executives of many state home...

State News
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodno Gives Legislative Update »
MHCA Government Relations Counsel, Kevin Goodno, gave a detailed legislative update at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday. Th...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UMPI Number Delay »
MHCA has been advocating on behalf of PCA providers who have been challenged by the significant delays in getting UMPI num...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wage Theft in Minnesota »
Most Minnesota employers want to comply with the law and correctly pay their employees for the work they perform. When an...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Prevention Working Groups »
MDH Commissioner Malcolm invited a variety of people from the industry to participate in informal discussions around how t...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alzheimer's Disease Added as Qualifying Condition to State Medical Cannabis Program »
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that it will add Alzheimer’s disease as a new qualifying conditio...

Advocacy Updates
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Minnesota Legislative Session Summary »
Available to members only Watch our Government Relations Staff Kevin Goodno and Anni Simons summarize the 2018 Leg...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitol Hotline: Advocacy Updates »
Here are the latest updates on current state legislation of interest to Home Care providers.   Raising the Spe...

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, May 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Department of Labor Update »
Avoid making common wage and hour violations! See below for information on issuing final paychecks. Paymen...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Proposes Cost Report Changes for Freestanding Home Health Providers »
Article courtesy of NAHC On April 16, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published notic...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MedPAC Calls for Home Health Rate Cut, NAHC Objects »
Article courtesy of NAHC. MedPAC, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, released its annual March report to Cong...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key Legislation Introduced to Help Elderly and Disabled Remain in their Homes »
Article courtesy of NAHC . Two pieces of bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for the elderly and disabl...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to Enable Non-Physician Practitioners to Certify Home Health Introduced in Senate »
Article courtesy of NAHC Long-time home care champions Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) have in...

Nurse Consultant Corner
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuberculosis Training Requirement »
By Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN The Survey and Regulatory Analysis (SRA) team has noted several Tuberculosis (TB...

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