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2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Conference registration is now open!

Click above to register for the 2015 Annual Meeting and to make your reservations at the host hotel, the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

 
AM Hospice Track

Featuring the Hospice Track

The Hospice track covers strategies and information to how provide effective care and adapt to current and future regulatory change.

 
AM Health IT Track

Featuring the Health Information Technology Track

The Health Information Technology track provides great insights into the amazing opportunities available to maximize the use of technology and improve outcomes. Sessions include:

 
Happy Birthday Medicare!

Happy Birthday Medicare!

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid legislation taking place on July 30, each day in July is recognizing a different individual who played an important role in passing the legislation.

 
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.

 
NAHC Ebola Task Force

Former NAHC Chairman Andrea Devoti announced creation of Ebola Task Force, chaired by infection control expert Barbara Citarella to work on insuring that the home care and hospice community have the resources they need. Resources now available.

 

NAHC President, Val J. Halamandaris Talks About the Companionship Lawsuit and Taking it to the Supreme Court

Sept 3 President's Message.mp4

Featured News

Grassroots Advocacy for Congressional Recess: Write Letter to the Editor or Op-Ed Column

Friday, September 4, 2015

With the Congressional recess coming to an end this week, a letter to the editor or op-ed column in your local newspaper is an effective way to raise awareness about the most important issues affecting home care and hospice. Keep in mind, the more you can include your own experiences and those of patients, the more resonance your piece will likely have. Here is some guidance for submitting a letter to the editor or op-ed column. read more

Congress Back in Session Next Week: Contact Lawmakers to Sign Letter to CMS and Cosponsor Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act

Friday, September 4, 2015

This week marks the end of Congress’s annual August break, so now is a good time to contact your members of Congress as they return to the Capitol to encourage them to both cosign the letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to prevent the proposed home health case mix cut and Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) penalty percentage, and indicate their support for the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015 (S. 578/H.R. 1342). read more

NAHC Prepares Comments on Medicare Proposal to Bundle Joint Replacement Payments

Friday, September 4, 2015

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has drafted comments that will be submitted in response to CMS’s proposal to establish a 90 day episode “bundling” program in 75 MSAs focused on patients with complete knee and hip replacements. Under that proposal, hospitals in the designated areas will face the opportunity for financial rewards and penalties when the overall Medicare spending on patients receiving these joint replacements from their facilities are greater than or less tha 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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