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2017 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo

2017 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo

Registration is now open! Spend quality time in Long Beach, California, at home care and hospice’s most exciting conference – with inspirational speakers, timely education, and the industry’s premier Expo.

2017 March on Washington

2017 March on Washington

Please join the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) on September 11–12, 2017, as leaders and advocates for home care and hospice gather in Washington, D.C. to make our voices heard in the halls of Congress.

New NAHC Webinar Series on Emergency Preparedness

New NAHC Webinar Series on Emergency Preparedness

Get the necessary planning in place to provide safe care for their patients in the event of an emergency. This NAHC webinar series will provide the knowledge participants need to prepare for the unexpected with confidence.

Home Care & Hospice Career Center

Try the New Home Care & Hospice Career Center

Hiring caring and qualified staff is important, and will play a vital role as home care and hospice become the center of health care. NAHC Members get Two FREE postings per month! NAHC Members also get 50% off on additional postings and posting packages.

Home Care & Hospice Agency Locator

Update Your Listing Today!

Make it easy for referrers and patients to find your agency. The Agency Locator contains the most comprehensive database of more than 33,000 home care and hospice agencies. Easily searchable by state and zip code.


NAHC Urges Congress Reject Cuts to Medicare,
Medicaid and Home Care

Take Action to Help, Click Here!

17_P2A_Ad_300x300_MedicaidThe National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a coalition of like-minded organizations in writing a letter to Congress urging it to reject portions of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would injure America’s growing elderly population by imposing severe cuts on Medicaid that would also affect Medicare and the provision of home-and-community-based care. The letter is addressed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

NAHC is deeply concerned that the AHCA would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 23 million and significantly increase health care costs for millions more—particularly older adults with modest incomes or pre-existing conditions. According to the recent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, the increase in the number of uninsured “would be disproportionately larger among older people with lower-income—particularly people between 50 and 64 years old with income of less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level.”

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In addition, NAHC also urges everyone in the home care and hospice community to send this message to their Senators as soon as possible. Every person who cares about home care – from managers to nurses to support staff to patients and patients’ families – can and should be a part of this effort. With ONE CLICK, you can send this message to Senators through NAHC’s Virtual Lobby PageGO HERE to tell Senators to reject Medicaid cuts – it literally takes only moments and those moments could make a huge difference for the millions of Americans who depend on home care and hospice.

Featured News

New Home Health PEPPER Released and Share Your PEPPER Success Story

Friday, July 21, 2017

A new release of the Home Health Agency (HHA) Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER), with statistics through December 2016, is now available to access through the PEPPER Resources Portal. read more

OIG Announces New Areas of Inquiry in Home Health, Hospice as part of Ongoing Work Plan Updates

Friday, July 21, 2017

Historically the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has conducted numerous inquiries into policies and practices of Medicare-participating providers and suppliers, including home health agencies and hospice organizations, to ensure that statutory and regulatory requirements are being met and that appropriate oversight is being conducted. read more

Hospice Quality Reporting Program: Non-Compliance Letters

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified hospice organizations that have been determined to be non-compliant with Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) requirements for calendar year (CY) 2016, which will affect their fiscal year (FY) 2018 Annual Payment Update (APU). read more

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National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice. NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ. These caregivers provide vital services to Americans who are aged, disabled, and ill. Some 12 million patients depend on home care and hospice providers. They, in turn, depend on NAHC for the best in advocacy, education, and information. NAHC is a nonprofit organization that strives for excellence in all respects. We help our members maintain the highest standards of care.

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