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New Medicare & Medicaid Rules and Protections

This past January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Care Rules and Beneficiary Protections.  These rules are the minimum health and safety standards that a home health agency must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The changes in the regulations focus on the…

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Managing Osteoarthritis

Aging is a natural process that happens to everyone, and getting older is more challenging when facing health problems, including the common effects of osteoarthritis. What Causes Osteoarthritis? Degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) is mainly caused by the inflammation, breakdown, and overuse of the joints. This is a joint disease that primarily affects cartilage. Osteoarthritis aggregates over…

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Dependable in the Community: Networking with Jim Click

Jim Click and Holmes Tuttle Automotive have embraced Dependable Health Services as their newest members of their Business Preferred Network aimed at connecting face-to-face with the Tucson community to help build a spirit of partnering. The Jim Click family has been very active in shaping and helping our Tucson community. Their generosity and involvement has…

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Caregivers Taking Care

Being a caregiver is a challenging occupation. You may frequently prioritize your client’s health as part of your job, and though it’s rewarding, this career can be both mentally and physically taxing. It is understandable that outside of work, you may prefer leisure time with a good book or the TV over going to the…

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Dependable in the Community: 2016 Arizona Bowl

Dependable Health Services was proud to be a supporter of the 2016 Arizona Bowl. Played at Arizona Stadium in Tucson on December 30th, this second edition of the Arizona Bowl featured the South Alabama Jaguars of the Sun Belt Conference versus the Air Force Falcons of the Mountain West Conference. It was one of the…

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Dependable Door Decorations – Winter 2016 Festivities

For the 2016 holiday season, the Dependable staff all participated in an amazing door decorating contest. Our staff truly displayed their joyous holiday spirit from “The Grinch” to “A Hand-Made Tree”, although the “Stockings Hung from the Chimney(s) with Care”’ were obviously the unanimous favorites!  

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Dependable in the Community: Hook-N-Slice

This December, Thomas Pepping, our Dependable Health Services CFO, joined few of his adventurous friends in a charitable round of golf to benefit TMC for Children and the Children’s Miracle Network. The TMC Foundation holds this Hook-N-Slice golf tournament annually, and this year’s fun hole feature was to be “colorful”, so the men appropriately sported…

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AAHC 2016 Home Heath Hero – Occupational Therapist Amy Steele!

The Arizona Association for Home Care (AAHC) provides an annual recognition program to recognize outstanding individuals working in the home health care field. Each year, they select one recipient from each of four discipline categories (Nurse, Therapist, Social Worker, and Aide) to be one of their Home Health Heroes. This December, they honored Dependable Health…

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