Special Policy Update: Recording Now Available
September 18, 2015 11:07 AM
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) TV Network aired a Special Policy Update with the Experts on Wednesday, September 16.
During the video web event, NAHC experts provided updates on a number of legislative, regulatory, and legal issues. Following are some of the topics covered during the web event:
The U.S. Presidential Campaign – what does it means for home care and hospice?
Government shutdown – will Congress reach an agreement before the end of September to fund the government and avoid a shutdown?
Sequestration – what is the likelihood Congress reaches an agreement to raise the caps on defense and nondefense spending?
NAHC’s efforts to prevent CMS’ proposed case mix cuts and unsustainable Value Based Purchasing penalties.
Growing Congressional support for the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act, a bill to allow Nurse Practitioners and Physicians’ Assistants to certify home health services for Medicare beneficiaries.
The latest regulatory news in home care and hospice.
NAHC’s ongoing legal efforts in the face-to-face and overtime lawsuits.
The panel of NAHC experts included: Val J. Halamandaris, President of NAHC; William A. Dombi, Vice President for Law; Theresa M. Forster, Vice President for Hospice Policy & Programs; Mary Carr, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs; Jeff Kincheloe, Vice President for Government Affairs; and Richard Brennan, Vice President for Government Affairs.
To watch the recording of the event, click here. The recording is approximately 1 hour in duration. The link will be active until November 30, 2015.