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12/18/2014

Dispatch Articles Brings Attention to Home Care Needs

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11/21/2014

MyCare Ohio Home Health & Hospice Collaborative Q&A Document

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11/19/2014

CY2015 HHA PPS Final Rule Summary

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10/09/2014

President Obama Signs IMPACT Act Bringing Valuable Oversight to Hospices

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10/01/2014

Ohio Advance Directives Week- October 12-18, 2014

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09/25/2014

Senators Urge Delay in the Department of Labor's New Companionship Exemption Rule

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09/19/2014

IMPACT Act Passes Both House and Senate

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09/17/2014

House Passes H.R.4994 - IMPACT Act

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08/27/2014

Do you see yourself as a leader? Call to Commitment 2015 is your chance to take the next step!

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08/14/2014

Official ICD-10 Deadline Set for October 1, 2015

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08/14/2014

Hospice Community Cheers New Oversight Legislation- H.R. 5393

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07/18/2014

Alert: Updated Part D Guidance, SOME GOOD NEWS!

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07/03/2014

CMS Releases 2015 Home Health Payment Rates, New Rules

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06/23/2014

Guest Column from State Representative Robert Cole Sprague

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06/20/2014

Governor Signs Hospice Opioid Diversion Bill

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06/20/2014

Take Action Special Alert: Hospice Wage Index Proposed Rule

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05/15/2014

Deyta Signs Partnership Agreement with Midwest Care Alliance

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05/14/2014

May Issue of The Pulse Accessibility Issues

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04/17/2014

CMS Special Open Door Forum

Suggested Electronic Clinical Template for Home Health

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04/17/2014

Invitation to Participate in Hospice Research Study

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04/01/2014

Industry Updates from Washington

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03/19/2014

ALERT!!! Mandatory ODM Education coming for any Hospice or Home Care provider working with the Waiver population

The Incident Management rule, 5160-45-05 has a specific requirement that Medicaid certified agency staff as well as independent provider (IP’s) with direct contact with a waiver recipient must have ODM provided training regarding the new rule.

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02/26/2014

Join Midwest Care Alliance in Washington, DC, on March 23-26, 2014!

Midwest Care Alliance is pleased to provide our members with an opportunity to attend the 2014 NAHC March on Washington Conference & Exposition on March 23 – 26 in Washington, DC.

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02/17/2014

2014 Annual Conference Call for Presentations Now Open!

The 2014 annual conference will celebrate 35 years of success in providing care for patients in the home, hospice and palliative care settings. We have come a long way and we have much to celebrate!

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02/14/2014

MITS Update Friday, February 14, 2014

Thanks to our member agencies who have been calling and emailing Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) about all the issues they have been having with the MITS hospice portal, ODM is realizing they “still have some Hospice Enrollment issues to resolve.”

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02/12/2014

MITS Hospice Portal 2nd Alert: Action Requested

Midwest Care Alliance continues to hear from members having difficulties with attempts to enroll their patients into the MITS hospice portal.

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02/11/2014

Change Request 8358: Are YOU Ready?

On January 31, 2014, CMS issued a revision to Change Request 8358 to provide clarifying information and examples in the policy section of the change request and to make technical corrections to the manual text.

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02/05/2014

MITS Hospice Portal Alert: Action Requested

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