Plus: Efforts to create sick leave could impact agencies
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HomeCare Now
March 12, 2020


Homecare Groups to CMS: We Need Help With Coronavirus
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the American Association for Home Care (AAHomecare) have both asked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to act quickly on items that will help homecare providers handle the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. NAHC is seeking more protective gear, help with moving patients home and priority testing for homecare patients and caregivers; AAHomecare requested relaxing the rules on home oxygen and increasing telehealth. Read the whole story now.


Emergency Legislation Could Squeeze HHAs
Home health agencies have plenty to worry about this year—but a new piece of legislation introduced last week may put smaller agencies in a tight spot. Federally mandated paid sick leave has been floated before—and it is up again in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. What you need to know.


Industry News
Axxess Recognized for Industry Leadership  
FAIR Health Launches Care & Cost Comparison Tools for Palliative Care  
Curasev Launches New HME Software Platform  
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Why You Should Service Mobility Devices
The Importance of Servicing Mobility Devices
When a wheel breaks or a bearing wears out, what is a wheelchair user to do to continue going about their daily lives? Servicing mobility devices builds relationships beyond the initial purchase, and keeps customers rolling. Read more.


When People are a Problem
Don't Let People Become a Problem
Employees are one of the biggest sources of risk and worry for homecare providers. From hiring and firing to making sure you’re protecting worker safety, there’s a lot to stay abreast of. In an interview with Anne-Lise Gere, SPHR, of Gere Consulting Associates LLC, dive into some of the biggest HR issues affecting homecare providers today.


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