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Date: May 15, 1998 DSL-BQA-98-026

To:  Home Health Agencies HHA 10

From:  Judy Fryback, Director, Bureau of Quality Assurance

Attached is information we have received from the federal Health Care Financing Administration Office. This information includes the March 4, 1998 Medicare and Medicaid Programs from 42 CFR Parts 441, 489 and Ch. IV regarding Surety Bond Requirements for Home Health Agencies, Final Rule and Technical Revisions, and Proposed Rule.

The Bureau of Quality Assurance has established an Internet site for information on home health agencies. Included are links to HCFA press releases, copies of BQA memos and letters, and other items. You may access this site at: [replaced by Introduction above]

Please direct any questions you may have to Stephen D. Schlough, P.E., Chief, Health Services Section (replaced by Cremear Mims), or Barbara Woodford, Nurse Consultant, Community Based Provider Program (replaced by Marianne Missfeldt, (715) 836-4036).

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