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2014-09-03 12:31:41

Home health leaders advocate for targeted program integrity and value-enhancing reforms instead of cuts which will further jeopardize patient access to skilled home healthcare services WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare expressed disappointment in the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which called for further funding cuts to Medicare's home...

2014-07-25 12:25:30

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to America's home health patients by achieving savings through reduced hospital readmissions instead of across-the-board cuts MARIETTA, Ga., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc. (GAHHA) today thanked Congressman Tom Price (R-Roswell) for introducing new Medicare legislation that would replace across-the-board Medicare cuts with targeted reform that will improve the quality of...

2014-07-07 23:04:56

National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) Announces Support for Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Recently, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Thomas Petri (R-WI), introduced the bipartisan Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2014, legislation that seeks to improve transitions of care for Medicare beneficiaries at highest risk for readmission as they move from the hospital setting to their home, skilled nursing facility or next point of...

2014-06-24 12:27:55

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health policy expert Susan Dentzer, national thought leaders and mental health advocates, including recording artist, author and actress Demi Lovato, headline Mental Health America's 2014 Annual Conference--Parity and the Affordable Care Act: Bridging Gaps to Advance Mental Health--at the Sheraton Atlanta, Georgia, September 10-12, 2014. The Conference will examine the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Mental...

2014-02-24 23:26:27

Leading insurance brokerage, Hub International Limited, to host a complimentary webinar focused the most recent employer mandates under Health Care Reform. The session will be held on Friday, February 28th at 2 pm EDT. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading insurance brokerage firm, is presenting a webinar to discuss the new regulations recently released by federal agencies regarding the employer mandate under health care reform.. With over 200+...

2014-02-06 12:27:19

- Speaker Thom Tillis joins NC home health representatives in speaking out on harmful impact new Medicare cuts will have on vulnerable seniors and much-needed healthcare jobs - RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 representatives of the home health community - including Raleigh area clinicians, family members and advocates as well as national leaders - took part in a rally with special guest North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis to speak out against...

2014-01-22 23:23:28

Dr. Farzad Mostashari, Former U.S. National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Joins Former Reps. Johnson and Slattery and Former HHS Deputy Secretary Troy Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 NaviMed Capital, a leading healthcare private capital firm based in Washington, DC, today announced the formation of its Health Policy Council, an advisory group comprised of four nationally prominent healthcare policymakers who provide the firm with deep expertise in legislation,...

2013-12-12 23:03:03

Beginning in early 2014, University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) will provide a new and expanded health insurance option for businesses interested in offering their employees a partially self-funded health plan. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Beginning in early 2014, University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) will provide a new and expanded health insurance option for businesses interested in offering their employees a partially self-funded health plan. Self-funded insurance...


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