NAHC Applauds Passage of Key Legislation to Curb Opioid Epidemic

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) commends the United States Senate for passing The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan bill which contains a wide array of initiatives to address America’s overwhelming opioid crisis. The bill now heads to President Donald J. Trump for his signature. Among the many provisions…

Congressional Conferees Finalize Agreement on Opioid Package with Hospice Disposal Provisions

–Legislation likely to be enacted prior to midterm elections For the last 18 months, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has been deeply involved in discussions with offices in the Senate and House of Representatives on a provision included in the final opioids legislation package that authorizes hospice personnel to dispose of…

CMS Administrator Touts Red Tape Relief Efforts at Public Release of Proposed Regulatory Reforms (Part 1)

Please see Part 2 of this article, which focuses more on home health issues. –Long-awaited Release Contains Hospice CoP and Emergency Preparedness Revisions On Monday, September 17, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma held a public event at a hospital in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area  to roll out a long-awaited…