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The Informer
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 7/18/2018 »
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Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 7/5/2018 »
CMS Publishes Proposed Rule...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer 6/20/2018 »
Region Recordings Available...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer »
Team chairs announced...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Informer »
The MHCA office will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day....

Member News
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Care/Hospice Salary & Benefits Studies Underway »
Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS) announced the 2018 2019 Home Care and Hospice Salary & Benefits s...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MHCA Board Elections »
At the MHCA Annual Business Meeting last Thursday, the following individuals were elected to the Board of Directors and wi...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winkels Named Home Care Professional of the Year »
Diane Winkels, RN, PHN, was named 2018 Minnesota Home Care Professional of the Year. Diane, a supervisor at Rice County Pu...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coordination of Care Initiative Home Health Gap Collaboration »
In partnership with the Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network (QIN) and the Minnesota Hospital Association, MHCA is par...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCTC New Course Announcement: Dementia: Challenging Behaviors »
Challenging behavior is a term used to describe disruptive behaviors that may interfere with a person’s ability to partici...

Team Articles
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Medical Cannabis and Home Care »
By Lores Vlaminck As home care providers are well aware, on May 29, 2014, Governor Dayton signed the Minnesota Medic...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updates from National Government Services »
By Vickie Brand, Medicare Nurse Consultant The Home Health Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE) met...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey and Regulatory Analysis Team: Discharge and Transfer Documentation »
The MHCA Survey and Regulatory Team has compiled the discharge and transfer documentation for HCALP-licensed only or Medic...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rehabilitation Team: Nursing/Therapy Intake Screening »
Re-hospitalization prevention is a common goal among home care agencies, referral sources and patients alike. Hospital re...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA Team: DHS Q&A »
The MHCA MA Team serves as the MHCA liaison to the MN Department of Human Services (DHS). The team met with representative...

State News
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Health Information Exchange Grant Program »
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requests proposals for the Minnesota Health Information Exchange (HIE) Grant Prog...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
APRNs Added to Home Care Statute »
Comprehensive and Medicare certified agencies are encouraged to update policies regarding requests for discontinuation of...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Live Well at Home Grants RFP Available »
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has published the Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applicants for t...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Legislative Session Summary »
The 2018 Legislative Session has come to a close. Below you will find a high level summary of the status of key items of i...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic Visit Verification »
Electronic Visit Verification The federal government has required that every state have an Electronic Visit Verific...

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, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Download Your New HHA PEPPER »
The Q4CY17 release of the Home Health Agency (HHA) Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) with...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OIG To Review Home Health Claims and MA Plans »
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued a revised work plan tha...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Hosts Open Door Forum July 11 »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a home health and hospice Open Door Forum on Wednesday, J...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Publishes Proposed Rule »
CMS opened the Fourth of July week with its own fireworks that blasted into the world of home health care at 4:15PMMonday....
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Right to Try Becomes Federal Law. What Does It Mean for Home Health and Hospice? »
President Trump signed into law the Right to Try Act on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, a piece of legislation he called for i...

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