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2012 Press Releases

May 19, 2012

VNAA Honors National Award Recipients
The VNAA honored seven leaders from across the country for their contributions to home healthcare and hospice at the VNAA Annual Awards Luncheon on...Read more...

May 9, 2012

VNAA Announces National Visiting Nurse Associations (VNA) Week, May 6-12, 2012
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) joins hundreds of organizations across the country in celebrating National VNA Week, May 6-12, 2012. Read more...

March 19, 2012

VNAA Supports MedPAC's Recommendation for Targeted Moratorium in Home Health: VNAA Calls for More Information on Hospice Payment Reform and Opposes Call for a Home Health Co-payment
VNAA strongly supports MedPAC's recommendation to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to suspend payment and the enrollment of new providers if they indicate significant fraud. In Read more...

March 5, 2012

VNAA Calls for Temporary Moratorium in Home Health and Hospice Following Law Enforcement Actions in Texas
VNAA commends recent federal and state enforcement actions in Texas which identified the fraudulent billing of home health claims and the illegal recruitment of patients. Read more...

Feb. 13, 2012

VNAA Supports President's Efforts to Cut Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare & Medicaid But Opposes Co-Pay for Home Health
VNAA supports President Obama's desire to cuts waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid...but opposes proposal to enact a $100 co-payment for Medicare home health services. Read more...

Feb. 7, 2012

Home Health and Hospice Veteran to Lead Quality and Innovation Initiative with National Advocacy Group
After a lengthy national search that attracted a strong field of candidates, the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) has recruited Margaret (Peg) Terry, PhD, RN, to serve as its inaugural Vice President of Quality and Innovation. In this newly established role, Terry will provide resources and guidance to member agencies in their efforts to improve quality of care, adopt innovative program models, and succeed in a competitive and rapidly evolving delivery system.



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