November is Home Care & Hospice Month
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Maximize Your Membership with NAHC
It's time to renew your 2022 membership. As a NAHC member, you receive elite benefits like unmatched education, a voice in public policy, easy access to experts, and real-time news and analysis to make informed business decisions. Join other industry leaders across America and RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY!
Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Webinar Series
From May through December, NAHC will bring together the top experts in the industry to examine the most important legal topics in home care and hospice. This 10-part webinar series offers an in-depth analysis of the key legal topics every home care and hospice executive should understand. Learn more
Latest COVID-19 News & Resources for Home Care & Hospice
While the information on COVID-19 remains fluid, we have developed a resources page that includes the latest news, tools, and guidance to keep you, your staff, and your patients informed. Learn More
Support Diversity & Inclusion in Home Care & Hospice
In our mission to embrace diversity and promote a culture of inclusion for the home care and hospice community, we are taking the next steps. Visit our new Diversity & Inclusion webpage today to learn more about our new Task Force and the actions we are taking. Learn More
- HHS Financial Report for 2021 Identifies Increases in Home Health, Hospice Payment Error Rates Dec 2 at 12:59 pm
- Supplemental Medical Review Contractor Home Health Project Dec 2 at 12:58 pm
- NAHC/HHFMA Webinar: Advanced Payment Models for Hospice Dec 1 at 12:59 pm
- Important Deadlines for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program Dec 1 at 12:59 pm
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COVID-19 Resources for Home Care & Hospice
As we continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 public health emergency, as with any other newly identified virus there is much to learn about the disease process, mode of transmission, incubation period, symptoms, and treatment. We developed an extensive resource page to keep you informed and up-to-date.
In 2021 the Home Health industry has seen significant growth and opportunity, but it has not been without its challenges. From struggling to find qualified employees to fill open positions to retaining key employees, the race to a patient’s front door has never been more challenging.
As we look toward 2022, and what may be ahead for the industry regarding trends, opportunities, and challenges, join Relias and Bill Dombi, President of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) for our free, live, one-hour webinar, The State of Home Health on Thursday, December 2 at 2 PM ET.
During this session Bill will discuss:
- The impact of the recent 2021 CMS home health and hospice final rules
- The impact of pending legislation
- Preparing for outcome-driven, value-based reimbursement beginning in calendar year 2023
- Navigating staffing issues with an eye toward the end of the pandemic
- Where the bumps might be coming from in the upcoming year, and how to smooth the road before you get there
- Growth opportunities to continue to meet patient needs
- And much more!
Advanced Payment Models for Hospice
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern
The hospice industry is facing monumental changes in reimbursement. Join this group of experts for a lively and informative discussion on VBID and other reimbursement opportunities. The panel will examine the topic from many different perspectives including providers under existing VBID, payer source experience, and regulatory implications. Prepare for tomorrow today!
- Melinda Gaboury
- Theresa Forster
- Laura Wilson
- Angela Huff
- Dr. Hany Abdelaal, President, VNSNY CHOICE, and
- Josie Aquino is Director Product Management, VNSNY CHOICE.
Free NAHC Members
$99 for Nonmembers
Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice
Part 9: Payment Audits and Appeals
Monday, December 13, 2021 ; 2:00-3:00pm Eastern
With significant home care and hospice funding through Medicare and Medicaid, claims audits and appeals are a routine part of business life. However, like any other business responsibility, there are steps to take to mitigate the burdens and improve the accuracy of claims. This program provides an in-depth overview of the strategies to reduce the risk of adverse audits and secure successful appeals on contested claim denials.
Please join Polsinelli, Home Care Association of America (HCAOA),The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), and Sharecare for a legal update for the Home-Based Care Industry (home health, home care and hospice providers).
Vicki Hoak and Bill Dombi will provide an update on the latest advocacy efforts and initiatives of HCAOA and NAHC, Mr. Spinola and Mr. Vail will provide an update on CMS and OSHA’s recent vaccine mandate requirements for private employers and what employers and HR departments in the home-based care and hospice industry are obligated to do.
Mr. Spinola will cover the latest industry-specific legislation and litigation including the status of state and municipality vaccination mandates and legal challenges to the same and much more. Erik Feingold, Sharecare’s Chief Innovation Officer and EVP of Health Security, will also demonstrate Sharecare’s newest product, the Health Security Pass, designed to help the Home-Based Care Industry establish compliance with the vaccine mandates and achieve client confidence via a verified employee health security certification technology.
Come prepared with questions about the biggest legal challenges facing your business today.
- Updates on HCAOA and NAHC initiatives
- Updates on any new federal laws impacting the industry
- Updates on the new CMS Interim Rule and OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on Mandatory Vaccinations
- Updates on State Vaccination Mandates
- Sharecare’s New Health Security Pass Product
The webinar will serve as an overview for the 2021 AHHQI Home Health Chartbook, how to use it, key data from this year’s edition, and more. The webinar is free and will be recorded for later use.
We would like to thank 2021 Chartbook sponsor the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) for their support of the Alliance and the Chartbook. Learn more about NAHC at www.nahc.org.
Download your a copy of the 2021 AHHQI Home Health Chartbook today!
The Private Duty Home Care Winter Leadership Summit is returning February 22-24, 2022, in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina!
We invite you to join us for two and half days of world-class education, networking to exchange knowledge, resources and strategies with leading industry professionals.
An interactive gathering created by the private duty nursing and home care community, get new insights, information, and best practices related to:
- Workforce Attraction, Engagement and Retention
- Financial Performance
- Service Delivery Excellence
- Operational Standards and Quality
Influential decision-makers for private duty agencies and traditional home care agencies that provide private duty services are encouraged to attend. Designed to meet the needs of c-suite and leadership professionals, executives in all areas of operations, financial management, service and delivery, business development, human resources, and training.
Leave empowered with education and networking opportunities to move your organization to the next level. Plus, take advantage of the many networking opportunities available to attendees.
*Non-members who register for the Summit and then join NAHC by March 31, 2022, will receive a $50 savings on their annual membership. Contact email@example.com to learn more.
We look forward to seeing you on February 22, 2022!
You will be required to show a COVID-19 vaccination card or negative test result (within 72 hours of the event) when you pick up your conference credentials. The Sonesta Resort also requires masks to be worn except when eating or drinking.
Learn More about Private Duty Home Care at NAHC
- Medicare Advantage Is Becoming a Bigger Home Health Payer, But Fundamental Challenges Remain Dec 1 at 1:04 pm
- FINANCE Workforce Shortage Pushing Up Hospice Worker Compensation Nov 30 at 1:30 pm
- Senior living, home most frequent destinations after hospital discharge of Medicare beneficiaries Nov 30 at 2:50 am
- This LTC Vision moving ever closer to prime time Nov 29 at 1:54 pm