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17 million health care workers are subject to the mandate

HCAF

Take action now by contacting your lawmakers to support the Choose Home Care Act!

Kyle Simon

Longstanding moratorium comes amid growing Medicaid rolls

Kyle Simon

“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.

Kyle Simon

HCAF is excited to announce the new leadership of the Board of Directors

Kyle 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 public

Kyle Simon

Forecasters predict a 60% chance of 13 to 20 named storms, with 6-10 reaching hurricane strength and 3-5 considered major hurricanes

Kyle Simon

The St. Lucie News Tribune recently interviewed HCAF Director of Government Affairs and Communications Kyle Simon about the state's ongoing efforts to vaccinate homebound Floridians

Kyle Simon

The latest waived tests under CLIA, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Kyle Simon

Federal government unveils new website to make it easier to access the COVID-19 vaccine

Kyle Simon

HCAF mourns the passing of one of its founding members

Kyle Simon

Passing the HEAT Act is just sound public policy that benefits patients and providers. Take action now!

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

Home Health Quality Reporting Program, claims processing issues, Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems among the topics discussed

Kyle Simon

In a letter to the Agency for Health Care Administration dated April 7, 2021, HCAF and the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care requested that the State take advantage of temporary funding from the federal government to invest in Medicaid home- and community-based services

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 hour

Kyle Simon

News report investigates Florida's plan to vaccinate homebound seniors

Kyle Simon
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