The latest news and views to keep Florida home care providers informed.
“The biggest issue is there are not enough people in the pipeline to meet the needs today, much less when that baby boomer population keeps going up and up and up,” said Bobby Lolley, the Executive Director of Home Care Association of Florida.
HCAF is excited to announce the new leadership of the Board of DirectorsKyle Simon
OMB has 90 days from the date of receipt to review the proposed rule before releasing a draft of the proposed rule and soliciting comments from stakeholders and the publicKyle Simon
Forecasters predict a 60% chance of 13 to 20 named storms, with 6-10 reaching hurricane strength and 3-5 considered major hurricanesKyle Simon
The latest waived tests under CLIA, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
Federal government unveils new website to make it easier to access the COVID-19 vaccine
Federal government unveils new website to make it easier to access the COVID-19 vaccineKyle Simon
HCAF mourns the passing of one of its founding members
Passing the HEAT Act is just sound public policy that benefits patients and providers. Take action now!
On Thursday, April 22, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced S.1309, the Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth (HEAT) Act, to provide reimbursement to providers for telehealth services in the Medicare home health benefit.Kyle Simon
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has begun implementing a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to ensure that employees in high hazard industries or work tasks are protected from the danger of contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19, in a development that could impact home health providers.Kyle Simon
A new report from Health Management Associates (HMA) shows that Florida policymakers must increase Medicaid reimbursement rates in order for the home health sector to absorb the increase in the state minimum wage to $15 an hourKyle Simon