WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced that the next state to participate in the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) is Texas and it will begin on Dec. 2, 2019. CMS also indicated that implementation of RCD in the remaining states of North Carolina and Florida is expected to begin on March 30, 2020, as CMS is pausing implementation to allow for the transition to PDGM which begins on Jan. 1, 2020.

Agoura Hills, Calif. (August 26, 2019)—Casamba, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for contract therapy providers, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, and outpatient therapy, today announced nVoq has been added as the preferred speech recognition partner.

DALLAS (July 30, 2019)—A nationwide series of one-day interactive seminars will help home health providers learn strategies for success under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), the new payment model set to start Jan. 1, 2020. The nine seminars are hosted by Axxess, a home health care technology provider.

Birmingham, Alabama (June 7, 2019)—About a third of providers don't expect the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) to change their therapy utilization, according to a survey conducted by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) recently concluded a survey of the home health industry on the subject; another quarter of respondents to the survey said they expect a decrease of 10% or more.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 29, 2019)—HomeCare Magazine, the leading business magazine for home medical equipment and home health professionals, is pleased to announce a free webinar presented in partnership with PointClickCare.

The live, online event, “Setting Your Staff Up for Success Under PDGM: A Panel Discussion,” will take place Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 2 p.m. EST. Registration is free at homecaremag.com.