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HomeCare Now
April 13, 2020


Providers Begin Receiving CARES Act Relief
On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services began distributing almost a third of a $100 billion fund for Medicare providers enacted by the CARES Act. Home medical equipment and home health providers began receiving payments the same day. Find the details here.


CMS Removes Noninvasive Vents from Competitive Bidding
In a move hailed by the home medical equipment industry and respiratory advocacy groups, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has pulled noninvasive ventilators out of Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here's what you need to know.




Industry News
Keep Up With the Latest on the Coronavirus from HomeCare  
Hospice Groups Outline Priorities for Possible New COVID-19 Legislation  
Quantum Rehab Offering Complimentary CEU Webinars  
Dynatomy to Make Face Shields for Health Care  
Robotic Pets Help Combat Senior Social Isolation During Pandemic  
Excelin Home Health Partners With Synzi for COVID-19 Telehealth  
Ventec, GM Affirm Partnership to Build Ventilators  
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Teaching Employees Well
Teaching Employees Well
It’s not just mandates from accreditation agencies that should make you want to offer continuing education to your employees—well-trained employees distinguish you from the competition and reduce turnover. Learn how to implement a training program.


Feeding Body & Soul
Culinary Training for Caregivers Goes Beyond Meal Prep
When you advertise meal prep for your home health clients, it’s important to ensure that the small things are met—like coffee brewing and scrambling eggs. But the big things, like food safety and meeting dietary restrictions, also matter. That’s where Chef Beth Scholer and Caregivers Kitchen come in. Read the rest of the story here.


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