The Innovations Track provides great insights into the amazing opportunities for home care that are emerging as we progress into health care delivery and payment reforms.
NAHC and HHNA are Still Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year! Celebrate National Nurses Week by Submitting Your Nomination.
Program information for the 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition is now available! Registration and hotel information will be available June 1st.
We are now making available recordings of the special panels and events that took place at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice Policy Conference. We invite you to purchase these web events, including 8 CEs for Nurses.
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.
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.
Home Care & Hospice Hall of Fame
“Has spent nearly four decades as president and CEO of America’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice. Under her inspired leadership, the organization literally wrote the book on hospice.”
Friday, May 29, 2015
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) published an initial overview of the proposed FY2016 Hospice Payment Rule in NAHC Report on May 1, 2015. To provide more in-depth coverage of specific elements of the proposed rule, NAHC is developing a series of “IN FOCUS” articles that will be published over the coming weeks. Part 2 of the “IN FOCUS” series focuses on the data behind proposed hospice payment reforms and oversight activities.
The Nebraska Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling and an earlier administrative determination in granting Medicaid coverage of home and community based services (HCBS) to a severely disabled child who had been receiving Medicaid HCBS for over 12 years prior to the denial.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its initial plan for medical review of the home health face-to-face (F2F) encounter requirement. CMS plans to initiate a “Probe and Educate Review” process beginning Oct 1, 2015. These reviews will impact claims with a “from” date beginning August 1, 2015. This strategy is what the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) recommended to CMS with the revised F2F encounter requirements that went into effect January 1, 2015.
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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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