Private Duty Conference Spotlight: General Session on Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Issues Affecting Private Duty Home Care
December 22, 2015 05:55 AM
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is holding the 2016 Private Duty Home Care Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, on February 1-2, 2016. NAHC Report is highlighting education sessions at the Private Duty Conference, including interviews with faculty and experts, as well as previews of the key takeaways that participants will gain.
The 2016 Private Duty (PD) Conference will include the general session, “National Update 2016: Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Issues Affecting Private Duty Home Care.” The lead faculty for the session, William A. Dombi, Vice President for Law at NAHC, described the session’s value and the issues it will address.
Home care is an essential health care service, particularly with aging of the U.S. population. It is estimated that 14-15 million Americans use some form of home care service every year. Private duty personal care services make up a significant portion of that care with more than $20 billion annually in private pay service combined with government funded programs such as Medicaid adding another $70 billion. The size and scope of private duty home care translates to a host of legal, legislative, and regulatory issues even in a business that does not do business with the government.
This session provides up-to-the-minute information and insights on the hot topics in law and policy affecting private duty home care. From the status of overtime compensation litigation pending before the Supreme Court to emerging employer responsibilities under Obamacare to major Medicaid home care reforms, this session will cover the whole home care landscape. If you are in the business of private duty home care, you are on the agenda of Congress, federal agencies, and the courts.
Following is a course description for the education session:
General Session: National Update 2016: Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Issues Affecting Private Duty Home Care
Identify the crucial private duty home care issues pending before Congress and the federal agencies.
Detail the innovations underway in Medicaid creating opportunities for home care.
Discuss the potential impact of the upcoming 2016 elections on home care.
Faculty: William A. Dombi, Esq., Vice President for Law, National Association for Home Care & Hospice; Director, Center for Health Care Law; and Executive Director, Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association
Course Level: Intermediate; 1.25 nursing CEs; 1.25 CPEs (NASBA/RE)
To register for the 2016 Private Duty Conference, click here.