Advocate Spotlight: Sara Ratcliffe and Liz Vogt

It’s time for another installment of the Advocate Spotlight, in which NAHC Report draws  attention to a committed and effective advocate for home care and/or hospice in the United States. These advocates for home care and hospice can provide important tips for everyone about how we can better persuade the public and our elected officials…

Effective Advocacy: The Value of Home Care Visits

Previously in this series: Part 1: Home Health and Hospice Need Millions of Advocates. Join the Fight! Part 2: Effective Advocacy: Where and How Part 3: Getting Staffers on Your Side NAHC Report’s ongoing series of articles on effective advocacy has urged you to join the fight and given you the basic nuts and bolts of how…

Home Health and Hospice Need Millions of Advocates. Join the Fight!

Throughout NAHC’s strategic planning process it was made clear by stakeholders from every part of the industry that stout, consistent, and successful policy advocacy is at the core of what NAHC is expected to do for its members and the millions of Americans who depend on home care and hospice. So resounding was the message…

Fight for Home Care and Hospice at the Public Policy Summit Next Month!

The Council of State Home Care Associations and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) are sponsoring the third annual Public Policy Summit and Advocacy Day at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. in September to fight for the millions of Americans who provide and need home care and hospice. Register now and…

Why You Should March on Washington by Ken Albert

This is the second in a series of essays by home care and hospice professionals who have attended NAHC’s annual March on Washington day of advocacy. They will tell you why they March on Washington and why you should, too. We continue today with Ken Albert, President and Chief Executive Officer of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice…

In Memoriam: Robert E. Quinn

The home care and hospice community lost a good friend last week when Robert E. Quinn died in Stuart, Florida after devoting his “second career” to be one of the strongest advocates ever in home care. Bob was a great friend to me and a strong and credible voice for home care and hospice in Washington,…

Where Home Health and Hospice Legislation Stands at the Start of 2018

The 2017 congressional calendar ended with such a bewildering flurry of proposed, rumored and even successfully passed legislation, it would be easy to overlook, or struggle to remember, everything that happened. In preparing for quickly approaching legislative battles, NAHC Report provides you with this quick review of where we stand legislatively at the dawn of…

NAHC Urges Congress to Support the Patient Choice and Quality Care Act

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) has joined with a group of like-minded organizations to urge the United States Congress to support the Patient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017 (S. 1334 & H.R. 2797), which will help ensure older adults living with advanced illness or nearing the end of their…

Advocate Spotlight: Jenni Blendu

It’s time for another installment of the Advocate Spotlight, in which NAHC Report draws  attention to a committed and effective advocate for home care and/or hospice in the United States. These advocates for home care and hospice can provide important tips for everyone about how we can better persuade the public and our elected officials…