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OIG Releases Investigative Advisory on Medicaid Fraud & Patient Harm Involving Personal Care Services

Personal care services came under the increasingly watchful eye of the Office of Inspector General this week, when the department released a scathing memo calling into question Medicaid reimbursements for non-medical services provided to assist with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, light housework, medication management, meal preparation, and transportation. Although these services […]

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Excellence in Nursing Award Seeks NH Nominations

The Foundation for Healthy Communities is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Clint Jones NH Nursing Award!  This award recognizes a registered nurse, new to the profession of nursing, who exemplifies the practice of high quality nursing care and demonstrates an exceptional commitment to the nursing profession. Selection criteria include […]

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VNAA Seeks National Award Nominations

The VNAA Awards Committee is pleased to launch the 2015 VNAA National Awards nominations. Each year, VNAA recognizes individuals from affiliate member agencies who have made significant and meaningful contributions to advancing nonprofit home healthcare and hospice agencies. There are five National Awards recognizing one outstanding individual in each of the following categories: Outstanding Agency […]

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November is Home Care and Hospice Month

During November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across New Hampshire and the country. This year’s […]

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Home Care Prepares for Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak continues to make headlines around the world, much of the focus, guidance and protocol development have been on acute care facilities. But we in home care and hospice need to be prepared also. At this moment in time, chances are slim we will see an acutely ill patient with Ebola, but […]

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So You Want to Open a Home Care Agency in New Hampshire?

Despite what many online “resources” may tell you, opening and maintaining a home care agency isn’t easy.  But what our members will tell you is, it is rewarding.  Following are some helpful links that you may need as you begin the process. These are just suggestions.  Always consult your business development lawyer to be sure […]

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