NAHC Analysis: Impact of COVID Relief and Spending Bill on Home Care and Hospice

President Donald J. Trump signed legislation in late December to fund U.S. federal government operations through the 2021 Fiscal Year and provide $900 billion of stimulus supports to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. NAHC offers the following summary of the over 5600 page legislation. Generally, we confine our summary to those provisions that…

Right to Try Becomes Federal Law. What Does it Mean for Home Health and Hospice?

President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Right to Try Act on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, a piece of legislation he called for in his last State of the Union address, and predicted it would save a “tremendous number of lives.” Opinion is divided on how many lives it will save, if any, but…

The Health Care Implications of the 2018 State of the Union Address

Though discussions and bare-knuckled legislative battles over health care dominated much of 2017, President Trump touched on the subject only briefly during his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 30. On the subject of the Affordable Care Act, which Trump and the Republicans failed to overturn in 2017, the President boasted of…