National Hospice Groups Seek Relief from Congress to Address COVID-19 Concerns

On Tuesday, March 17, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and other national hospice organizations wrote to key members of Congress urging action to address a wide range of concerns that hospice providers are experiencing in the wake of spread of the COVID-19 virus. While Congress, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

NAHC Has Info You Need about Coronavirus

New cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) are being identified all over the United States and there is justifiable concern about the potential spread and severity of this virus in this country and abroad. Home health and hospice agencies must prepare for the impact a widespread outbreak of coronavirus could have on agency operations. The National Association…

A Proposal to Change the Dues Structure for NAHC Membership

At the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), we value nothing more than the trust our members have placed in us. The importance of responding as quickly and thoroughly as possible to all member concerns is Job 1 at NAHC and always will be. NAHC is your Association; we work for you. Our…

Demand for Direct Care Workers Far Outstrips Supply

The direct care workforce will need to fill 8.2 million jobs from 2018 to 2028, with most of those jobs coming in the home care sector, according to a new report from PHI. Almost 4.5 million direct care workers tend to the elderly and disabled in America every day, and with a rapidly aging population…

Home Care Dominates the Best Jobs without a College Degree

Americans are attending college in greater numbers than ever before, but college isn’t for everyone and those who do not attend college still hope to find useful, meaningful work to support themselves and, in some cases, their families. Home health aide is the best job in America for those without a college degree, according to…

NAHC Wants Proposals to Build a Summit to Solve America’s Long-Term Care Workforce Problems

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is extending a request for proposals (RFP) from all interested stakeholders to organize a coalition-based Workforce Summit that will develop evidence-based strategies and solutions to address the workforce challenges faced by the industry. The Workforce Summit will be a catalyst for change, providing specific ideas, plans,…

Lead the Future of Home Care and Hospice: Serve on NAHC Committees, Advisory Councils for 2020

NOTE: All applications due by Friday, January 10, 2020! In February 2020, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will select members to serve on committees and advisory councils for 2020. Committee appointments are for one year, subject to reappointment from year to year. Advisory Council terms vary depending on each Council’s guidelines.…

Lead the Future of Home Care and Hospice: Serve on NAHC Committees, Advisory Councils for 2020

NOTE: All applications due by Friday, January 10, 2020! In February 2020, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will select members to serve on committees and advisory councils for 2020. Committee appointments are for one year, subject to reappointment from year to year. Advisory Council terms vary depending on each Council’s guidelines.…

Lead the Future of Home Care and Hospice: Serve on NAHC Committees, Advisory Councils for 2020

NOTE: All applications due by Friday, January 10, 2020! In February 2020, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will select members to serve on committees and advisory councils for 2020. Committee appointments are for one year, subject to reappointment from year to year. Advisory Council terms vary depending on each Council’s guidelines.…

NAHC and CellTrak Team Up to offer Scholarships to Direct Care Workers

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and CellTrak, a leading industry provider of mobile point of care communication and compliance, announced today a joint scholarship program for direct care workers. In our current context of health human resource shortage and in particular shortage of home care aides across the country, this scholarship…