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September 20, 2018


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CMS’s Latest Proposed Rule
On Monday, CMS released a new proposed rule that eases regulatory burdens on health care providers. The rule removes Medicare requirements that are “unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdensome.” For home health providers, agencies would no longer be required to provide a copy of clinical records to patients by the next visit. Read the full rule at the federal register, and find an analysis at Healthcare Finance News.


Death of the Fax Machine
On August 6, CMS Administrator Seema Verma rang the death knell for fax machines in health care, set for 2020. But there are obstacles—providers across the spectrum are late adopters of EHR technology for a variety of reasons, including HIPAA regulations. What will it take to send the fax machine the way of the dodo? Forbes explores three IT challenges of migration.



Remodeling vs. Home Modification
Remodeling vs. Home Modification
Simply installing grab bars does not make a home aging-in-place ready. There are misconceptions among homeowners and contractors for what exactly is needed to prepare a home for safe aging. Read the guide at HomeCare.


Developing a Strong Staff
Developing a Strong Staff
Interim HealthCare’s Tom DiMarco shares the company’s strategy for building strong employee retention strategies. For 2018, the company sought to hire 500 new caregivers, mostly skilled nurses. Find further strategies for addressing staffing challenges at HomeCare.


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