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The Hospice track covers strategies and information to how provide effective care and adapt to current and future regulatory change.
The Health Information Technology track provides great insights into the amazing opportunities available to maximize the use of technology and improve outcomes. Sessions include:
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.
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
“Pushed for expansion of the Medicare home health care benefit and helped defeat home health copays in 1997”
June 2015 HC Visit SEQ_YouTube HD 1080p Copy.mp4
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.
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.
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).
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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