During NAHC's Opening General Session of the 2013 Annual Meeting & Exposition, this year's Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year was awarded.
NAHC, and its affiliate the Home Care Technology Association of America recently worked with several home care providers to demonstrate to Members of Congress the value, promise and potential that telehealth holds for those who need home healthcare.
“Love is the ultimate and highest goal to which a man can aspire. The salvation of man is through love and in love.”
Friday, December 6, 2013
On November 14, the National Council on Medicaid Home Care – a NAHC affiliate – sent Resource Director Steve Postal to attend the most recent MACPAC Public Meeting held in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC titled “Long-Term Care Commission: Report from the Commission’s Leadership.” The meeting was led by Commission members Bruce Chernof, President & CEO of the SCAN Foundation, and Mark Warshawsky, Adjust Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
In this month’s edition of The Atlantic Monthly, author and Brookings Institute Senior Fellow Jonathan Rauch examines the benefits of home-based care for the chronically ill over hospital-based care. Mr. Rauch has written previously about end-of-life care in May of 2013.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Earlier this week, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) hosted a teleconference detailing the specifics of CMS’ final rule on rebasing and what action NAHC is planning to counter the rule’s detrimental effects on the home care and hospice community. NAHC hosted a previous rebasing teleconference that focused on the Final Rule’s business implications for home care and hospice providers.
Beginning January 1, 2014 employers with 50+ full-time employees or full-time equivalents must offer medical coverage that is "affordable or face penalties. Has your agency evaluated the impact of the Employer Mandate.
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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