How to Become an Advocate for Home Care and Hospice

It’s a lot easier than you think! One of the most common questions we receive at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is, “I want to become an advocate, but where do I start?” Every time I hear this question, a little part of my soul smiles and another part wonders where…

Join NAHC in 2020 to Put Home Care First

2020 is still in its infancy, but this year will be historic for policy advocacy here in our nation’s capital and around the country. Caucuses and primaries begin in just a couple of week and, of course, the White House, the entire House of Representatives, one-third of the Senate, and thousands of offices on the…

NAHC Annual Conference Kicked Off New Focus on Home Care and Hospice Advocacy

The 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo in Seattle, Washington last month marked the kickoff of our grassroots advocacy efforts; strategically developed and designed to create an “army” of educated, empowered, and effective advocates working in unison to support the home health care and hospice communities. Attendees at the conference participated in a…

Watch this Interview about the Importance of Grassroots Advocacy for Home Care and Hospice

Emilie Bartolucci, Director of Grassroots Advocacy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice spoke to Forcura as part of their NAHC Influencers Series of interviews at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo in Seattle earlier this month. Watch the video and listen to Emilie disucss the importance of grassroots advocacy…

Grassroots Advocates: Help Authorize NPPs to Certify Home Health Eligibility

NPPs need authority to certify patients for home health. GO HERE to learn more! Become an advocate for home health now! The United States has an aging population and a serious shortage of health care professionals. By 2030, Medicare eligible seniors will make up over 20 percent of the population and we will not have…

Grassroots Advocacy: Watch this Brief Video about How You Can Stop Steep Payment Cuts to Providers

It is vital to stop home health payment cuts. GO HERE to learn more! Become an advocate for home health now! Home health care and hospice have never been more popular or necessary and that growth is poised to continue long into the future. However, as quality health care at home continues to grow, it…

Story Telling & Advocacy for Home Care and Hospice

Emilie R. Bartolucci, Director Grassroots Advocacy and Community Engagement at NAHC “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”  ― Philip Pullman As we enter the weekend and celebrate the Memorial Day Holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, in remembrance of the men and women who gave their lives…

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…