BEAS Working to Resolve CFI Issue

The Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services is hoping to break the logjam on Choices for Independence (CFI) redeterminations and service authorizations. HCANH has expressed concern to BEAS that redeterminations are being delayed and service authorizations are not being entered into the MMIS system in a timely manner, resulting in agencies providing services to long-time […]

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Changing Home Health Regs

The home health care industry will see several changes to regulations in 2014. Some of the compliance deadlines for these new home health regulations are right around the corner, so you want to make sure your agency is ready. Non-compliance can put you at risk for costly fines and other penalties. As home health care […]

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Local nurses find medication management can keep patients out of the hospital

With an average of 15 prescriptions to manage, Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association patients needed help. There were expired prescriptions, unanticipated interactions, wrong doses and patients who shopped around for the best deal, leaving them with no pharmacist who could see the big picture of all the drugs they were taking – the visiting nurses […]

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Home Care Association Recognizes Outstanding Caregiver

(Concord, NH) — The Home Care Association of New Hampshire named Sandy Bowers of Manchester as Home Care Licensed Nursing Assistant of the Year. She was presented the award at the NH Nursing Assistant Day, which was held June 6th on the State House Lawn. Bowers and dozens of other licensed nursing assistants (LNA) were […]

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New Hampshire First To Get New Health Care Law Funds To Help Seniors And People With Disabilities Live In Their Communities

New Hampshire will be the first State in the country to receive new Medicaid grant dollars— $26.5 million over three years— provided by the Affordable Care Act to keep people out of institutions and living productive lives in their communities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today. “Thanks to health reform, more […]

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