NAHC and DecisionHealth Announce Strategic Alliance
Home health agencies and hospices to see new services, cooperative efforts in 2013
October 23, 2012 05:58 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
Washington, D.C. (October 23, 2012) – Members of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will see enhancements to member benefits in 2013 as a result of a strategic alliance between NAHC and DecisionHealth.
“I am very pleased to announce this alliance with DecisionHealth, a company that has a long and distinguished record in our industry,” said NAHC President Val J. Halamandaris. “This partnership provides an efficient way to continue to enhance the depth and breadth of our member benefits while freeing resources to focus further on advocacy.”
Mr. Halamandaris added the new affiliation covers a broad range of efforts to benefit homecare agencies and hospices, including jointly-produced live events, collaboration on ICD-10 training and education, and preferred discounts for NAHC members on DecisionHealth coding and compliance tools and guidance. The two organizations will also collaborate on offering certification and other professional development programs.
“All of us at DecisionHealth are proud to work with NAHC, the premier advocacy organization for the homecare and hospice community,” said Steve Greenberg, President of DecisionHealth. “We look forward to best-of-breed programs and services that result from our shared expertise and deep understanding of the home care market needs.”
Additional details announced today include:
NAHC’s Private Duty Homecare Association of America will collaborate with DecisionHealth to sponsor two conferences next year for leaders of private duty agencies.
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nationís 33,000 home care and hospice organizations. NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled. To learn more about NAHC, visit www.nahc.org.
For 25 years, DecisionHealth has served as the home care industryís leading source for analysis, guidance and tools that improve revenue cycle performance, profitability and regulatory compliance. Agencies nationwide turn to DecisionHealth for education and training, coding and billing solutions, and ongoing expert guidance through its subscription-based services. DecisionHealth also certifies home health agency professionals in coding and OASIS-C through its Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance, and provides custom consulting services through its DecisionHealth Professional Services unit. For product information, call 1-855-CALL-DH1 or visit www.decisionhealth.com.