News and Policy

  • Document Drop: HCA Seek Fixes to Medicare Payment Reform, NPP Authorizations & Continued NY Exemption from Pre-Claim Review

    HCA is seeking technical corrections that would mitigate the financial and service impact of this change for providers and beneficiaries. We also urge a piloting mechanism so that...

    June 18, 2018 read more >>
  • Your Action Needed NOW on HCA Bills to Support Home Care, Hospice and MLTC

    HCA creates new landing page for quick and easy state legislative action activity This year's state legislative session is expected to wind down very quickly in terms of the...

    June 7, 2018 read more >>
  • In Letter to CMS, HCA Opposes Thresholds Exempting States from Having to Submit Monitoring Plans of Medicaid Access

    HCA has submitted comments to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging CMS to maintain its existing requirement for states, like New York, to submit an...

    May 25, 2018 read more >>
  • DOH Issues Notice on Investigation into Reliability of Glucose, Potassium Results by Lab Provider

    The state Department of Health (DOH) has posted a notice to home care agencies, medical directors and other provider representatives on the Health Commerce System (HCS) regarding...

    May 24, 2018 read more >>
  • Agencies in Limbo as 13-Hour Rule Back in Legal Spotlight

    HCA was recently quoted in an article for Home Health Care News on new litigation affecting compensation 24-hour/live-in services. “Going forward, the issue is, if aides get...

    May 17, 2018 read more >>