WATERLOO, Iowa (December 3, 2019)—VGM Government Relations has updated their communications and brand to streamline the way they provide information to their members. VGM members can expect to...
A Look at the Past, Present & Future of Homecare
Homecare is a quickly changing landscape
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 30, 2019)—On Oct. 28, the House of Representatives approved HR 647, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), legislation that would make...
Billing Strategies to Rev Up Your Workflow Processes Ahead of PDGM
Preparing for revenue shortfalls before the new billing mandate
CHICAGO (October 11, 2019)—As we kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month, Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), lead sponsor for S.562, the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, visited Second Act Mastectomy...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2019)—The House of Representatives Veterans Affairs committee held a hearing on September 11 on H.R. 1527, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, a bill to expand...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2019)—With the CB Round 2021 bid window closing Wednesday, The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) hopes to rally suppliers and other HME stakeholders to...
AAHomecare Payer Relations Team Focused on NC, Florida MCOs
Legislative efforts and new tools coming
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2019)—Efforts to protect access to manual complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs and accessories took another step forward today as the Health Subcommittee of the...
Harnessing the Power of Grassroots Advocacy
How you can speak up for homecare & hospice
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2019)—New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives that would grant occupational therapists the authority...
HARTFORD, Conn. (June 13, 2019)—A line item in the Connecticut state budget is causing concern for the state’s homecare agencies. If passed, Section 305 would ban noncompete and nonsolicitation...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9, 2019)—On Wednesday, May 8, a bill to prevent the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) rate cuts was introduced in the House of Representatives, an important priority for...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2019)—New legislation to establish a separate benefit for complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs under Medicare has been introduced in the House. H.R. 2408, sponsored by...
Home Health’s New  Regulatory & Legislative Landscape
3 major Q2 updates changing provider behavior
In Brief: Legislative Roundup
Catching up with the 115th Congress