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The Informer
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 7/17/2019 »
YOUR BIMONTHLY SOURCE FOR HOME CARE NEWS CMS Issues Proposed Rule...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 7/2/2019 »
YOUR BIMONTHLY SOURCE FOR HOME CARE NEWS The MHCA office will be closed Thursday, July 4th. We wish you all a safe...

Member News
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
City of Minneapolis Approves Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance »
To help prevent wage theft and promote payroll best practices in Minneapolis, the City has adopted parts of the state’s ne...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for September Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. »
The Council of State Home Care & Hospice Associations Third Annual Public Policy Summit and Advocacy Day on Capitol Hi...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural Care Giver Resources Survey »
Our AARP colleagues said that their online security sometimes scrambles the survey link, so if that is the case, use the f...
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...

Team Articles
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA Team: Service Agreements, Assessments, EVV Update, and More »
Submitted by Jaime Kummer on behalf of the MA Team The MA Team met with representatives from the Department of Human...
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...

State News
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Announces New Fines »
A new temporary maltreatment compensation fund has been established as part of the Comprehensive Home Care Law, effective...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Recommendations for the Use of Tuberculin During Nationwide Shortage »
Tuberculosis training requirement in home care . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expectin...
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...

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, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAHC Announces August Recess Advocacy Blitz »
August marks the beginning of the Annual Summer Congressional Recess. Your elected officials will be in their local home o...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAHC to Host Webinar Thursday »
Medicare Home Health Proposed Payment Rule 2020 Thursday, July 18, 2019 1-2pm Central Program Description:...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Home Health Agency PEPPER Available »
The Q4CY18 release of the Home Health Agency (HHA) Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) with...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Issues Proposed Rule »
Article courtesy of NAHC NAHC to host webinar Last week CMS issued the proposed rule for the 2020 payment...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Door Forum – Developing a Hospice Assessment Tool »
On Wednesday, June 12th, CCSQ will host a special Open Door Forum to allow hospices and other interested parties to ask qu...

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...

PDGM Alert
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM Alert 9/10/2019 »
What changes are coming to HHRGs? Currently, we have 153 Home Health Resource Groups, based on a variety of crit...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM Alert 9/3/2019 »
How much time do we have? PDGM goes into effect on January 1, 2020. You need to be getting ready now! Two...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM Alert 8/27/2019 »
Should we be worried? PDGM will be affecting the payment process, and it’s predicted that most Home Health Agenc...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM Alert 8/20/2019 »
Why the Change? PDGM is part of CMS’s goal to transition from volume-based payment to value-based payment. While...

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