Friday, July 29, 2022

Legislation to Stop Home Health Rate Cuts Introduced in House of Reps

GO HERE to tell your members of Congress to support this critical legislation! Big win for NAHC Advocacy & home health providers & patients! Legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives to prevent cuts to the Medicare Home Health payment rate as proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in their…

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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…

Thursday, July 28, 2022

HHS Proposes to Reinstate Non-Discrimination Rules

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposed rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability in certain health programs and activities. The proposed rule reinstates several provisions undone by the Trump administration in…

CMS Sets Hospice Payment Update at 3.8 Percent FY2023

Finalizes Mitigation Policy for Significant Wage Index Losses Responds to Comments on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program, Special Focus Program, and Requests for Information Look for a NAHC webinar on the FY2023 Hospice Payment Update in the coming days! On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Medicare Program; FY…

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, July 27, 2022

Webinar: Newly Released 2022 Home Health PEPPER

Thursday, July 28, 2022 2:00 pm – 3:00  pm EDT REGISTER NOW! Sponsored by Red Road Healthcare Business Solutions If you’re a home health provider, you know the PEPPER (Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report) serves as a comparative and educational report that can play an important role in your internal compliance program. Therefore, you…

CMS Issues NOA System Corrections

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  has release Change Request (CR) 12790, modifying the Medicare systems to ensure prior periods are updated correctly when a Notice of Admission (NOA) is canceled. The CR also ensures medical review information is not removed when claims are subsequently adjusted due to period sequence edits. When an NOA…

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, July 26, 2022

FMC 2022: Leadership and a Fight for Home Health Care

Day two of the 2022 Financial Management Conference (FMC) began with more education, but in many ways the highlight of the day was one of the most popular features of the conference every year, the leadership panel. Officially titled “Home Care and Hospice Leadership Panel: A Practical View from Outside of Washington,” The leadership panel…

ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training…

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, July 25, 2022

FMC 2022 Kicks Off

The 2022 Financial Managemente Conference opened on Sunday at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada with education, socializing and calls to action. The morning began with great education in the three pre-conference sessions – Home Health Summer Camp, Hospice Summer Camp, and Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: Going Nationwide. The two Summer Camps are a great…

NAHC Advocacy: Legislation to Stop Home Health Rate Cuts Introduced

GO HERE to tell your members of Congress to support this critical legislation! Big win for NAHC Advocacy & home health providers & patients! Legislation has been introduced in the Senate designed to prevent cuts to the Medicare Home Health payment rate as proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in their…

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…