November is Home Care and Hospice Month, when we celebrate the nurses, therapists, assistants, aides, and everyone who work so hard to bring the best health care in the world into our homes. Please see our webpage for great content and ideas for how you can help spread the word.
A new study from NAHC and Forcura shows how and a lack of interoperability and standards is holding the industry back. Why is this happening, what can be done about it, and what does the future hold? Read the report and find out!
CMS has proposed a big rate cut for home health agencies in 2020, based on unproven assumptions about provider behavior. A bill in Congress would prevent CMS from using faulty assumptions to impose rate cuts. Use NAHC’s Legislative Action Center to contact your representatives in Congress and ask them to support this legislation and protect home health patients and providers today. Congress can protect home health, but we need your voice to make it happen.
NAHC Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Strengthen Medicare Home Health Reforms
NAHC and its allies are working hard to prevent a big home health rate cut by the CMS. New legislation in Congress has been introduced to stop those cuts from happening. Read our joint statement.
- Results of the CMS Webcast on Review Choice Demonstration Nov 16 at 6:24 pm
- Recent Hospice Quality Updates and Open Door Forum Summary Nov 16 at 6:15 pm
- Is Your Hospice Prepared for Public Display of Your Comprehensive Assessment Quality Measure (NQF#3235)? Nov 15 at 6:47 pm
- Home Health Market Saturation Falls in Moratorium States, Jumps Elsewhere Nov 14 at 5:28 pm
Don’t Miss this New NAHC Film to Celebrate Home Care!
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has produced a new film to help celebrate Home Care and Hospice Month by shining a light on the nurses who do whatever is necessary to bring the best health care into the homes of their patients. You will see real nurses deliver care and real patients talk about the difference home care has made in their lives. Watch the film below.
A Closer Look at the Medicare Home Health Final Rule
The CMS has issued the CY 2019 Medicare Home Health Final Rule and there is some good news and some bad news. Watch this brief video of NAHC President William A. Dombi talking about what is in the Final Rule and what NAHC will be doing to make changes for the better. Then GO HERE to tell Congress to stop deep cuts to payment rates. It takes just a few clicks of your mouse.
Private Duty: Current Trends in Regulatory & Legal Issues: An Update on Private Duty with Bill Dombi and Angelo Spinola — Part 4
Thursday January 17, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:30 Eastern
This web event for private duty members will provide regulatory, and legal updates along with other timely topics of import.
Topics will include:
- Best practices and strategies for effective caregiver recruitment and retention• Best practices and strategies for effective caregiver recruitment and retention
- Conducting legal investigations in the midst of the #metoo movement
Brittnei Salerno, Chairman, Private Duty Home Care Association
William A. Dombi, Esq., President, NAHC
Angelo Spinola, Esq., Shareholder, Littler Mendelson
Live Event and Recording Registration is FREE
The Event is Free, but Registration is Required!
Don’t Miss the Next Sessions:
January 17, 2019