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Scammers targeting new Medicare cards

CMS begins issuing a new Medicare Card this month, without Social Security numbers. The cards, mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out to ev...  


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Member conference calls - A wealth of information

IHCA, ICAL and ICHC offer a number of member conference calls on a regular schedule through the year. You can now find the monthly schedule on the website at click to view

New Medicare beneficiary card mailing begins in April

Beginning in April, CMS will be mailing all Medicare beneficiaries click to view

The next phase of the AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative

AHCA/NCAL announced new goals as part of its nationwide, multi-year initiative to further improve quality in long term and post-acute care centers and assisted living communities. Building on the p...  


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IHCA Foundation scholarships application available

The IHCA Foundation will offer at least 30 $1,000 scholarships to employees at IHCA member organizations who are furthering their education in nursing, physical/occupational therapy or health care ...  


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LUPA rate recalculation

As many of you know, last month, DHS released home health rebase figures which if implemented would have had extraordinarily negative consequences for providers across the state. IHCA challenged th...  


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PBJ deadline approaching - February 14

The Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) data that skilled nursing facilities collected from October 1 to December 31, 2017, must be click to view

ICHC convinces DHS to recalculate LUPA rates

On December 12, 2017, the Department of Human Services (DHS) published click to view

Members represent Iowa on national-level committees

Twenty-five IHCA members and staff will represent IHCA members on 19 committees at the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living this year. Their participation helps ...  


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Steil to represent ICHC at national level

Joanie Steil, Iowa Center for Home Care, Board Chair, has been selected to participate in the strategic planning of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 2.0 in April.

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