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Waivers May Be Extended Through 2021

Posted on: January 28, 2021

surprising message from HHS  announced a likely extension of CMS' waivers through the end of 2021.
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Tags: COVID-19, PHE

7 Reasons Your Staff Should Be Confident in COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted on: January 18, 2021

For more than 10 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your staff in countless ways.

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Tags: COVID-19

SNFs – Are You Leveraging CMS 1135 Waivers

Posted on: January 11, 2021

L ast week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services extended the Public Health Emergency (set to expire on January 21) thru April 21. 
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Tags: CMS, COVID-19

Occupational Therapy Win for Home Health Start of Care Visits

Posted on: January 8, 2021

As most in the industry are aware, current Medicare policy does not allow occupational therapy alone to establish eligibility for home health services, unlike physical therapy and speech-language pathology. Occupational therapy plays an essential role in home health, but is currently only able to stand alone or continue services after an individual has been discharged from all other home health service.

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Tags: occupational therapy, PDGM, Home Health Agency