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[Updated] CMS Completes Expansion of Home Health Value-Based Purchasing, 3.2% Rate Increase

It’s official: Providers around the world will soon be subject to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model (HHVBP). The expanded initiative’s first year of performance – recognized as one of the most successful alternative payment models ever – will be calendar year 2023. The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday released […]

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Cynthia “Cndy” Tompkins worked in procurement for Loris Hospital for over 35 years | Obituary

Cynthia “Cindy” Tompkins The funeral for Cynthia “Cindy” Tompkins, 64, will be held on November 4 at 2 pm at the Langston Baptist Church with the Reverend Bruce Davenport and the Reverend Denis McCorry. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Ms Tompkins died on October 30. Born January 26, 1957 in Conway, she was the […]

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Obituary of the day: Frank Cassano was deputy mayor of North Syracuse, purchasing agent

Frank A. Cassano, 92, of Estero, Fla., And a former resident of northern Syracuse, died on October 19. He was a machinist / engineer at Killian Manufacturing in Syracuse, retiring in 1992 after 41 years in the company. Cassano, who lived in northern Syracuse for 54 years, served on the village board, was the village’s […]

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Kindergarten teacher in Seremban tricked RM69,000 after buying cat online for RM900 | Malaysia

The woman paid an initial deposit of RM450, but was later asked to make several other payments involved in the delivery process before she could get the cat. – Photo by Ahmad Zamzahuri SEREMBAN, October 27 – A kindergarten teacher has filed a police report claiming she lost RM69,030 when buying a Scottish fold cat […]

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What Fran’s Reading: Two Haunting Psychological Thrillers Worth Buying

Photo courtesy of Amazon.com There have been mixed reviews of Louise Penny’s latest novel, “The madness of the crowds(Macmillan Audio, 12 CDs, $ 39.99), the specific complaint being his decision to place the action in post-pandemic Canada. Since the pandemic remains a concern for most of us, I found his choice inspired. But it seems […]