Nurses from Across the Country to Participate in National Tele Town Hall Meeting – Wednesday, July 27

Nurses from Across the Country to Participate in National Tele Town Hall Meeting – Wednesday, July 27

NAHC Convening Nurses from 50 States to Discuss Serious Impact Proposed Funding Cuts and Copays Would Have On Health of Sickest Americans
July 22, 2011 05:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE

For additional information:

Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
(202) 547-7424
bdw@nahc.org

WHAT:

Home health nurses from across the U.S. will participate in a tele town hall meeting to discuss serious concerns over proposed funding cuts to Medicare and Medicaid funded services in their communities. The meeting, convened by the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, coincides with a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in which nurses will be meeting with policymakers working to reach a final debt ceiling agreement.

WHO:

Val J. Halamandaris, president of NAHC

Michele Quirolo, president and CEO, VNA of Hudson Valley

Elaine Stephens, executive vice president of home care and hospice for Masonic Health Systems/Overlook VNA

Nurses from across the United States

WHEN:

Wed, July 27, 2011

12:30 p.m – 1:30 p.m. EDT

DIAL-IN:

(888) 566-7704

PC: 6315300

ABOUT:

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation’s 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 each year to some 10 million Americans who are infirm, chronically ill, disabled and dying. Along with its advocacy, NAHC is committed to excellence in every respect and provides information to help its members maintain the highest quality of care. To learn more about NAHC, visit www.nahc.org.

 

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