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.
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
“Founder of the Henry Street Settlement, which became the Visiting Nurse Service of New York; often referred to as the “Mother of Home Care””
Sept 3 President's Message.mp4
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Several additional members of Congress have added their names to become cosponsors of the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (S. 578/H.R. 1342), which would allow non-physician practitioners (NPPs) to certify Medicare home health services. A total of 147 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have now cosponsored the bill, and 38 members of the U.S. Senate have now cosponsored the bill.
On Friday, October 9, members of the House Budget Committee approved by a vote of 21-11 a package of legislation that would repeal targeted provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The package included legislation to repeal the employer and individual mandates, as well as the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), and other provisions. The committee advanced the legislation using a budgetary procedure known as “reconciliation.”
Friday, October 9, 2015
On Wednesday, October 7, President Barack Obama signed into law the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which maintains the existing definition of the small group market under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As NAHC Report previously stated, the change could keep premiums from rising for home health and hospice agencies with 51-100 employees that offer health insurance.
Wed, October 28, 2015
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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