Home Health Conditions of Participation Delayed Six Months

After proposing to push back the implementation date of the new home health care conditions of participation (CoPs)—the requirements for home health care agencies (HHAs) to participate in Medicare—the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the rule on Friday, July 7. The effective date for HHAs to comply with the new requirements is Jan. […]

2 More Ways Trumpcare Impacts Home Health

With the Republican health care plan awaiting its day for a vote, home health care providers are determining how the bill will impact Americans—and their businesses. The biggest outcry from the home health care industry has been about the significant cuts to the Medicaid program, estimated to be more than $800 billion in the House version […]

Editor’s Take: ElevatingHome’s Place in the Home Care Universe

Since the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) announced last month it was creating a new parent organization, its leaders have elaborated further on the new group’s lofty, and laudable, goals. However, the organization also is currently absent of a clear strategy, leaving its place among other, existing associations up in the air. With a […]

VNAA Launches New Advocacy Parent Organization

The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) has launched a new, non-profit organization to advocate for affordable home care as a central part of the health care delivery system. The new entity, ElevatingHOME, will act as a parent organization of VNAA and include for-profit and non-profit members across the industry. The 501(c)6 organization brings together […]