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Thanks for a great HCBS conference

Events

We wanted to take the time to thank everyone who stopped by our booth at the Home and Community Based Services conference in Arlington, VA. This event was a great opportunity to share best practices with colleagues in the field of self-direction. Consumer Direct staff puts great value in constantly...

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Join us at HCBS conference

Events

We’ll, once again, be attending the National Home and Community Based Services Conference on September 15th in Arlington, Virginia. We’re looking forward to participating in the conversation on the shift from institutional care to individualized home and community services for older adults and people with disabilities. We hope to see...

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We’re merging our Missoula Offices

Media

As highlighted in a recent Missoulian article, we’ve decided to bring our five Missoula offices under one roof. This strategic decision will allow use to provide better care services in this community. Read more here: Missoulian Article.

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New ACA Legislation

Media

U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced new legislation Friday that would delay a mandate under the Affordable Care Act requiring large businesses to pay for employees’ health insurance by January 2015. Read more.. 

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Our new Better@Home Website

Services

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new Better@Home website.  You can visit the site here: www.betterathome.us Better@Home is one of our brands that focuses on private pay services with the simple objective of allowing you to live each day healthier, happier, and safer. Better@Home treats you with dignity...

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ATTENTION WEB PORTAL USERS

mydirectcare.com

As you know, Version 2 of the web portal went live 5/4/14.  Many of you have called and emailed our office and we are attempting to answer all your questions and address any issues you have as quickly as we can.  We appreciate your patience as we go through...

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IRS Notice 2014-7

Tax

On January 7, 2014 the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2014-7.  This may result in no Federal Income tax for certain caregivers caring for individuals in their home.  Please notify your caregiver/s that this law change may apply to them.  Caregivers should contact their tax professional for guidance on...

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Consumer Direct visits D.C. lawmakers

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On Thursday, February 26, a coalition of provider agencies and advocacy groups including Consumer Direct, National Council on Independent Living, ANCOR, National Association for Home Care & Hospice, and several independent agencies met with Cindy Mann, Director for Medicaid and CHIP Services, representatives from the Department of Treasury and others...

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Health Insurance Market Place

Insurance

Beginning January 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to affordable coverage through a new competitive private health insurance market – the Health Insurance Marketplace. What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? The Marketplace is designed to help individuals find health insurance that meets their needs...

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