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2017 March on Washington

Announcing the 2017 March on Washington

Now is a critical point as we face new rules that could challenge our mission to serve America’s aged, disabled, and ill. Join us as we work to make home care and hospice the center of health care in our country.

 
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.

 
Online Training from Home Care University

Online Training from Home Care University

Home Care University is your education resource for home care & hospice. Here you will find accreditation information, video recordings of education sessions, and online training sessions.

 
The NAHC Challenge

Take the NAHC Challenge!

The National Association of Home Care & Hospice is announcing a challenge to its members: Let’s get all 100 U.S. Senators on a home care or hospice visit before the 2018 elections.

 
NAHC Creates Infection Prevention and Practice Group

NAHC Creates Infection Prevention and Practice Group

Val J. Halamandaris, President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) recently announced the creation of the Infection Prevention and Practice Group (IPPG) which is being coordinated by Barbara Citarella, President of RBC Limited.

 
ICD-10 Resource Center

ICD-10 Resource Center

NAHC and the home health and hospice vendor community have a shared goal in assuring that agencies are adequately preparing for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 diagnosis coding.

 

2017 Financial Management Conference Call for Speakers

The NAHC/HHFMA Financial Management Conference 2017 is scheduled for July 16 – 18 in Hartford, Connecticut.

This very special conference includes two preconference programs, 20 highly focused workshops, and several General Sessions focused on today’s most important operational needs for home health and hospice programs along with in-depth programming on emerging innovations in health care delivery and payment.

We are now opening the annual Call for Speakers to present the programs that in the design of the FMC 2017. Each year, the financial management conference programing focus is designed by the HHFMA Education Committee and the HHFMA Workgroup. We are now looking for the expert faculty to present the 20 Workshops and two pre-conferences. Faculty opportunities are open to all!

The complete conference content is set out on the NAHC website here.  Click “Education Sessions” and “Pre-Conferences” to view the detail of the 20 workshops and pre-conferences that have been planned. There are a wide variety of programs covering home health, hospice, leadership, operations, and innovations in home care.

We are seeking nominations for speakers to present Programs 101 through 504 and the two pre-conferences. If you, individually or in combination with others, are interested in being considered for a faculty appointment for this year’s conference, please email Bill Dombi at wad@nahc.org  with the subject title “FMC 2017 Speaker.”  With your message, please reference the specific program(s) you are interested in doing. In addition, please include pertinent information regarding your qualifications and experience on the subject matter of the program. 

Faculty selections are expected to be made by March 30.

We look forward to your nominations.  It will be an incredible conference this year. Whether you attend as a speaker or attendee, it will be a learning experience that is not available anywhere else.

Featured News

Are Your Patients Protected Against Influenza?

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months of age and older receive an influenza vaccine every year and it is not too late to get vaccinated to protect patients, staff and ourselves. People 65 years and older are at a greater risk from seasonal influenza. read more

What Secretary Tom Price Told the Senate about Home Health Issues

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The new Secretary of Health and Human Services is former Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a Republican and medical doctor. Secretary Price testified at length to the Senate Finance Committee late last month and NAHC has compiled the views he expressed on home health issues during that testimony. read more

GAO: CMS Needs More Oversight of Medicaid LTSS Payment Rates

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) should require all states to report on the progress they have made toward achieving their Medicaid managed long-term services and supports programs (MLTSS), according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). 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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