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What a Government Shutdown Means for LeadingAge Members and The People They Serve
When a shutdown happens, what would it mean for beneficiaries of federal programs and providers? We expect the agencies to issue instructions but they haven’t yet. Based on past experience, here are some answers to frequently asked questions: Q. Does the entire federal government just come to a halt? A. ...
FCC May Enable More Funding for Rural Telehealth
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may enable more spending on a program to promote better broadband for skilled nursing facilities and other health care providers in rural areas. In "
CAST Case Studies: Cybersecurity Improves with New Wide-Area Network, Table-Top Exercises
A new CAST case study outlines how LeadingAge Provider Member United Methodist Communities (UMC) and LeadingAge CAST Supporter ProviNET Solutions partnered to connect multiple communities and offices and the ...
MedPAC Votes on Payment Recommendations
In preparation for their March Report to Congress, MedPAC commissioners voted on a series of payment recommendations that included services and settings of LeadingAge members. Hospice The recommendation for hospice is for an elimination of the market basket update for fiscal year 2019, which they project ...
HH CoPs Implementation On Schedule
Home health care agencies are now complying with the new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) that went into effect January 13, 2018. Providers must meet the new requirements for participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs without the finalized interpretive ...