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For Families, Understanding New Medicare Home Health Restrictions and Alternatives

May 17, 2012

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Offering guidance for physicians, non-physician practitioners, physician support personnel and home health agencies, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services clarified last week that it requires face-to-face encounters and documentation when providers transfer hospital and other patients to the home health setting. To meet certification requirements–and, by extension, home health payment requirements–a physician must certify that the […]

Dementia’s Choice | Careanswers – A Caregiver Resource Guide to Empower Caregivers

May 17, 2012

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Very moving article about the choices each of us face in the fight against dementia. Dementia’s Choice | Careanswers – A Caregiver Resource Guide to Empower Caregivers.