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NAHC clears up confusion on face-to-face encounters, other questions stemming from COVID-19 statute

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice reports that it has received clarification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding some discrepancies between Medicare regulations and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The issues in question include face-to-face requirements for home health certifications, and whether allowed non-physician practitioners may order private duty nursing under Medicaid.

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Home care at a tipping point: Agency offers perspective on field’s tremendous growth

Many players in the home care market have thrived in the past year as the pandemic steered seniors to remain at home for long-term care services versus enter senior care facilities. HomeWell Care Services, which provides personal care, companionship and home maker services for seniors and other homebound individuals through its franchises, is a good example.

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