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HCAC Issues Members-Only Regulatory Bulletin: Aug. 23, 2019

Posted: Aug. 23, 2019

The Home Care Association of Colorado today issued an important members-only regulatory bulletin. 

Members, please sign into the HCAC website here to access the bulletin. Not a member? Please join us!

 

 

New Plans For HCAC Town Hall Meeting On Thursday, April 18

Posted: April 14, 2019

Because SB19-238 is in the Senate Committee on Thursday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m., we are NOT having our Town Hall Meeting in Aurora as planned.

Instead, we ask you to convene in in the state Legislative Services Building, 200 E 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80203, to give testimony in Hearing Room B about how this legislation would affect your patients, your caregivers and your agencies. This building is immediately south of the Colorado Capitol. Street parking is limited, so please make plans to arrive early or commute in groups. 

We need to PACK the room...please show up in support of a NO vote on SB19-238.

For more information on SB19-238, click here.

 

HCAC Issues Important Advisory On Rates In Colorado

Posted: March 26, 2019

The Home Care Association of Colorado today issued an important advisory on Colorado home-health and home-care rates. Members can access this advisory here -- you must be signed in to the association's website to view. 

Not a member? Join today!

 

2019 Mid-Session Legislative Report

Posted: March 7, 2019

This past Monday, March 4th marked the official half way point for the 2019 Legislative Session.

So far, a staggering 438 bills, memorials and resolutions have been introduced. A majority of those bills are still somewhere along in the legislative process. Only 28 bills have been signed by Governor Polis into law and only 63 bills have been postponed indefinitely.

With Democrats in control of both chambers and the Governorship, we are seeing a lot of legislation that failed in the Republican Senate finding more success. Democrats have had major wins for some of their top priorities. 

Members, click here to read full report.

 

Legal Opinion: CMS Announces New Payment Model for Ambulance Transportation for Patients with Urgent Needs

Posted: February 24, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a new payment model for emergency ambulance services that allows Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries to receive the most appropriate level of care when they have urgent needs. The new model, called Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) will kick in when patients have medical emergencies for which they have dialed 911 services.

Members, click here and login to read the full article. 

 
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