NAHC Supports the COVID-19 Emergency Manufacturing Act

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is in full support of the COVID-19 Emergency Manufacturing Act, a bicameral bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in the Senate and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill) in the House of Representatives, to authorize the federal government to manufacture medical products, including by contracting with existing manufacturers, to…

Senate Committee Approves Opioid Package with Hospice Disposal Authority

On Tuesday, April 24, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a markup on S. 2680, the Opioid Crisis Response Act. This comprehensive legislative package takes many different angles to combat the opioid addiction crisis affecting people nationwide. Notable to the hospice industry was the inclusion of a provision allowing hospice providers…