Monday, December 5, 2022

New CMS Open Door Forum on Wed, Dec 7

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, December 7, 2022 PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Key topics include the home health value based purchasing program and hospice CAHPS updates. Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject…

CMS Urges Timely Patient Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new guidance that highlights the need for health care providers and suppliers to ensure patients have access to the latest available COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. In particular, CMS is reminding nursing homes that they are required to offer the COVID-19 vaccines, including any updated COVID vaccines,…

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A NAHC 2.0 Strategic Planning Update

In August of 2017 the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the beginning of a comprehensive strategic planning process to evaluate the needs of the home care and hospice communities, the role that NAHC has played for the past 35 years in representing home…

NAHC Meetings and Events

Fight for the Future for Home Care and Hospice!

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us in Washington, D.C. on March 23 and 24 for the annual March on Washington, two days of policy education and advocacy in the halls of Congress. Please REGISTER NOW for March on Washington. Registration is required, but the event is free. The policy briefing and…

Membership Spotlight

NAHC Business Partner Marketplace

If you are an Associate Member, you are listed in our Associate Marketplace, the go-to resource for our home care and hospice provider members. The Business Partner Marketplace helps NAHC members find essential services, software, and tools from organizations they can trust. By updating your listing, you can showcase your business and attract these valuable…

Friday, December 2, 2022

New Waived Tests for Home Health and Hospice

Listed below are the latest tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as waived tests under CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988). The CPT code, effective date and description for the latest tests approved by the FDA as waived tests under CLIA are as follows: 82010QW, 82962, May 27, 2022, AmVentureX Inc.…

NAHC Membership: The Future Begins Here

Your membership with the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) will expire on December 31, 2022 if you don’t act before then. A few steps will ensure you maintain access to industry experts, best practices, tools, research and benchmarking insights, news and info alerts, networking, and so much more. We’re continuing the fight…

For Your Information

A NAHC 2.0 Strategic Planning Update

In August of 2017 the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the beginning of a comprehensive strategic planning process to evaluate the needs of the home care and hospice communities, the role that NAHC has played for the past 35 years in representing home…

NAHC Meetings and Events

Fight for the Future for Home Care and Hospice!

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us in Washington, D.C. on March 23 and 24 for the annual March on Washington, two days of policy education and advocacy in the halls of Congress. Please REGISTER NOW for March on Washington. Registration is required, but the event is free. The policy briefing and…

Membership Spotlight

NAHC Business Partner Marketplace

If you are an Associate Member, you are listed in our Associate Marketplace, the go-to resource for our home care and hospice provider members. The Business Partner Marketplace helps NAHC members find essential services, software, and tools from organizations they can trust. By updating your listing, you can showcase your business and attract these valuable…

Thursday, December 1, 2022

NAHC to Congress: Stop the PAYGO Sequester Cuts

Learn more about this issue and many others NAHC is engaged with by attending the NAHC Advocacy Town Hall. It’s free to all.  The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has written to congressional leaders to urge them to  prevent the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (Statutory PAYGO) sequester from taking effect at the…

NAHC Advocacy Town Hall: Year-End Package Advocacy

Friday, December 9, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET REGISTER Free to all Both Medicare home health and hospice providers are unfortunately facing payment threats from Congress as lawmakers sprint towards a large end-of-year legislative package. Join NAHC’s legislative affairs staff to hear the latest on how the next few weeks on Capitol Hill…

For Your Information

A NAHC 2.0 Strategic Planning Update

In August of 2017 the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the beginning of a comprehensive strategic planning process to evaluate the needs of the home care and hospice communities, the role that NAHC has played for the past 35 years in representing home…

NAHC Meetings and Events

Fight for the Future for Home Care and Hospice!

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us in Washington, D.C. on March 23 and 24 for the annual March on Washington, two days of policy education and advocacy in the halls of Congress. Please REGISTER NOW for March on Washington. Registration is required, but the event is free. The policy briefing and…

Membership Spotlight

NAHC Business Partner Marketplace

If you are an Associate Member, you are listed in our Associate Marketplace, the go-to resource for our home care and hospice provider members. The Business Partner Marketplace helps NAHC members find essential services, software, and tools from organizations they can trust. By updating your listing, you can showcase your business and attract these valuable…

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Show Your Support for Home-based Care and Services

NAHC is always advocating for home care and hospice in Washington, D.C., but elected officials want to hear directly from their voters. You, your staff, patients, and your families are the best home health care and hospice community advocates. You are first-hand experts on the issues and opportunities impacting home-based care and services today, and…

Senator Seeks Input on Policy Options Related to Health Care Cybersecurity

In early November, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Chair of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and co-creator of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, issued a policy options paper outlining current cybersecurity threats facing health care providers and systems and offering for discussion a series of policy solutions to improve cybersecurity across the industry. As part…

For Your Information

A NAHC 2.0 Strategic Planning Update

In August of 2017 the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the beginning of a comprehensive strategic planning process to evaluate the needs of the home care and hospice communities, the role that NAHC has played for the past 35 years in representing home…

NAHC Meetings and Events

Fight for the Future for Home Care and Hospice!

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us in Washington, D.C. on March 23 and 24 for the annual March on Washington, two days of policy education and advocacy in the halls of Congress. Please REGISTER NOW for March on Washington. Registration is required, but the event is free. The policy briefing and…

Membership Spotlight

NAHC Business Partner Marketplace

If you are an Associate Member, you are listed in our Associate Marketplace, the go-to resource for our home care and hospice provider members. The Business Partner Marketplace helps NAHC members find essential services, software, and tools from organizations they can trust. By updating your listing, you can showcase your business and attract these valuable…

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Action Alert! Tell Congress Not to Cut the Hospice Cap!

Act now to stop the hospice cap cut! NAHC needs our members to engage with your federal lawmakers to express opposition to a major hospice payment cap cut being included in any end-of-year legislative package that Congress is negotiating. As is often the case with large, year-end spending bills, there are many programs and policies Congress…

URGENT: Fight Home Health Cuts Now!

Act now to delay home health rate cuts! Just takes a few clicks of your mouse! Following the finalization of the home health rule NAHC engaged with the sponsoring offices of the Preserving Access to Home Health Act (S. 4605/H.R. 8581) on refining the legislation to better its chances for passage before the end of…

For Your Information

A NAHC 2.0 Strategic Planning Update

In August of 2017 the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the beginning of a comprehensive strategic planning process to evaluate the needs of the home care and hospice communities, the role that NAHC has played for the past 35 years in representing home…

NAHC Meetings and Events

Fight for the Future for Home Care and Hospice!

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us in Washington, D.C. on March 23 and 24 for the annual March on Washington, two days of policy education and advocacy in the halls of Congress. Please REGISTER NOW for March on Washington. Registration is required, but the event is free. The policy briefing and…

Membership Spotlight

NAHC Business Partner Marketplace

If you are an Associate Member, you are listed in our Associate Marketplace, the go-to resource for our home care and hospice provider members. The Business Partner Marketplace helps NAHC members find essential services, software, and tools from organizations they can trust. By updating your listing, you can showcase your business and attract these valuable…