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Latest home healthcare community Stories

2012-08-03 10:21:39

OIG recommendations consistent with program integrity and payment reforms proposed by home healthcare community WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a report released yesterday by The Office of the Inspector General (OIG), leaders from the home healthcare community reiterated their support for targeted Medicare reforms. The report, which aligns closely with policy solutions supported by the home healthcare community, provides recommendations for...

2012-08-01 06:24:34

America's home healthcare community launches collaborative effort to make millions of homebound Americans voters WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homebound Americans who have difficulty traveling to polling places during the 2012 election cycle will have help casting their votes, thanks to a collaborative initiative launched today by state home healthcare associations and other leaders in America's home healthcare community. The Bring the Vote Home initiative...

2012-07-27 10:22:07

Initiative Advances Home Healthcare Community's Fraud Fighting Efforts WASHINGTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's announcement of a public-private partnership designed to eliminate healthcare fraud, members of the home healthcare community commended the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Attorney General for their efforts to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. healthcare system and stem the loss of taxpayer dollars...

2012-04-25 06:24:24

Congressional and Administration leaders discuss solutions consistent with program integrity and payment reforms proposed by home healthcare community WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a national coalition representing more than 1,500 community- and hospital-based home health agencies nationwide - today commended Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for calling attention to the need for Medicare program...

2012-04-23 10:23:31

- Program Integrity and Payment Reforms Key to Strengthening Medicare, Preventing Abuse and Achieving Savings - WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the Senate Finance Committee's important hearing on Medicare fraud and abuse, the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare reiterated its call for tough action targeting fraud and abuse. The home healthcare community has developed targeted program and payment integrity reforms specifically designed to...

2012-03-16 10:21:43

Home healthcare community urges Washington to undertake action that addresses targeted problems with targeted solutions WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare today praised the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) recommendation to target waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicare program. The home healthcare community supports efforts to target abusive billing behaviors, including recommendations to "conduct medical...

2012-02-13 16:04:00

-As President Obama's Budget Calls for Medicare Cuts and Increased Fees on Seniors, Home Healthcare Leaders Ask Lawmakers to Instead Focus on Program Integrity Reforms- WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to President Obama's budget released today, the home healthcare community continues to express concern that proposed Medicare cuts and beneficiary copayments for home healthcare would limit patient access to the clinically advanced, cost-effective care that...

2011-07-25 11:47:00

Eleven GOP lawmakers express concern about impact proposed home healthcare copayment will have on overall Medicare costs and Florida seniors WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter issued to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), 11 members of Florida's Congressional delegation expressed support for a reform plan developed by the home healthcare community that will improve the Medicare home healthcare benefit and generate significant healthcare savings by...