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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.

 

Former Senator Mark Begich Discusses the Importance of Home Care in People's Lives on a Home Care Visit in Baltimore, MD

June 2015 HC Visit SEQ_YouTube HD 1080p Copy.mp4

Featured News

Update: More Support for House Sign-on Letter to CMS on Payment Cuts and Unsustainable Value Based Purchasing Penalty Percentage

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A total of 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have now agreed to co-sign 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. read more

NAHC Releases Draft Comments on the 2016 Medicare Home Health Rates and Value-Based Purchasing Regulation

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an important proposed rule earlier this summer that will have significant impact on Medicare home health services in 2016. That proposed rule sets out payment rates for 2016 that include the third year of rate rebasing along with an additional rate cut for case mix creep. In addition, the proposed rule unveils a Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program that would directly affect 9 states starting in 2016 with a 5-year pilot program. read more

Overtime Lawsuit: NAHC Vows to Take the Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A panel of three judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled unanimously on August 21, 2015, that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) had the discretionary power to revise longstanding federal regulations and exclude third-party employers of workers engaged in “companionship services” and “live-in domestic services” from “availing themselves” of the minimum wage and overtime exemptions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 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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