Movers & Shakers: VNAA’s New Board Members

VNAA Adds New Board Members The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) named new members to its board of directors: Ann Painter, senior vice president at Christina Care Home Health & Community Services; Michael Puskarich, CEO of Kenosha VNA; and Ray Darcey, president at Aurora Home. The association voted to appoint the three new board […]

VNAA Forges Alliance to Help Unify Home Health Industry

Two leading home health care organizations on Tuesday kicked off a new partnership meant to to strengthen home health care for providers, patients and taxpayers. The Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation—a national, nonprofit consortium of nonprofit and proprietary home health care organizations and providers—partnered with the Visiting Nurse Associations of America […]

Home Health Leaders: $100 Billion in Medicare Cuts Would be “Cataclysmic”

Home health industry leaders gathered today for a teleconference to discuss the alarming impacts of a rule that would bring Medicare payment cuts to tally nearly $100 billion in the coming years. The proposed rebasing rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) looks to cut Medicare reimbursement payments 3.5% annually from 2014 […]