Friday, April 30, 2021

Help Wanted: Nursing Procedure Reviewers

Do you have experience reviewing nursing procedures? Do you have an interest? If so, then we have a job that fits you perfectly! Peritoneal dialysis, home care Wearable cardioverter-defibrillator, home care Central venous access device declotting, home care Central venous catheter removal, home care Central venous tunneled catheter blood sampling, home care Central venous tunneled…

NAHC Advises Congress on Key HCBS Legislation

Medicaid coverage of home and community-based services is, by far, the leading source of support for health care in the home for millions of individuals with disabilities and infirmities of all kinds beyond the incredible efforts of unpaid family and friends who are the backbone of home caregivers in our nation. Each year, millions 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…

Thursday, April 29, 2021

CDC Issues New Safety Guidelines for Vaccinated Persons

On Tuesday, April 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new health and safety guidelines for persons who are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus COVID-19, declaring that many activities discouraged as unsafe before vaccination will now be safe. The highlights are: If you are fully vaccinated you can start doing many things that…

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, April 28, 2021

NAHC Advocacy Alert: Join the Fight for Telehealth Reimbursement

GO HERE to tell Congress to provide reimbursement for telehealth services READ THIS FACT SHEET on the issue On Thursday, April 22, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced the Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth (HEAT) Act, to provide reimbursement to providers for telehealth services in the Medicare Home Health benefit. While the concept of allowing reimbursement for telehealth…

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, April 27, 2021

Billing for E&M Services: Cognitive Assessment and Care Planning

Transmittal 10718/Change Request (CR) 12247, released April 26, 2021 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides instructions to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for outreach and education on cognitive assessment and care planning services provided by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other clinicians able to bill for Evaluation and Management (E&M) services. CMS is…

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…

Monday, April 26, 2021

Home Care & Hospice News Update: Home Health, Hospice Are ‘Underappreciated’

Rubicon’s Adam Boehler: Home Health, Hospice Are ‘Underappreciated’ Tools for Slashing Health Care Spending One of the nation’s former CMS Innovation Center leaders is getting back to his entrepreneurial roots to reimagine how health care is delivered in the U.S. Former Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Director Adam Boehler announced earlier this month…

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…