Pulse on the Nation’s Nurses: A COVID-19 Survey Series

The American Nurses Foundation is conducting a series of surveys in partnership with the American Nurses Association so they can better support nurses during COVID-19. The first survey focuses on the pandemic’s impact on nurse mental health and well-being. The American Nurses Foundation pledges to share what they learn from the surveys and use it…

Please Take This Staff Safety Survey

PLEASE TAKE THE SURVEY NOW The recent events over the past months, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest across the nation, have given rise to safety concerns for the safety of health care workers. For home care workers, safety has always been a concern due to the nature of working in the patient’s…

Hospice in the Time of COVID-19: Findings from the NAHC National Survey

Strong majorities of hospices in the United States that responded to a survey by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) have admitted COVID-19-positive patients on to service, but also anticipate a decrease in annual revenues in 2020. Hospices from nearly every U.S. state and territory, including several multi-state providers, provided valuable insights…

NAHC Needs Hospice Input on Impact of COVID-19

TAKE THE SURVEY NOW! Your responses help our advocacy efforts In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospice providers have dealt with numerous operational challenges. The impact of the public health emergency has varied widely depending on the location and structure of the hospice program. While Congress and the Administration have responded with the creation of…

All Medicare Home Health Providers: Take This Survey Now!

TAKE THIS SURVEY NOW! Congress is already working on a fourth COVID-19 stimulus package to provide aid to people, businesses, and health care providers affected by the pandemic. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is also considering relief options within its authority. NAHC is focused on a number of areas of relief, including Medicare payment rates.…

National Provider Survey of Home Health Agencies

Selected  home health agencies will be receiving a survey requesting information on the use of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) performance measures in home health quality improvement programs. CMS is required, by provisions in the Affordable Care Act, to conduct an assessment of the quality and efficiency impact of the use of…

Please take this Brief Survey on Home Care

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA-NYS), is partnering with a patient advocacy organization on brief survey around patient care. This survey should take less than 10 minutes of your time.  Your participation helps gain an understanding of the  direct care workers and their supervisors. The…

Please take this Brief Survey on Home Care

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA-NYS), is partnering with a patient advocacy organization on brief survey around patient care.   This survey should take less than 10 minutes of your time.  Your participation helps gain an understanding of the  direct care workers and their supervisors.…

Please Take this Short, but Important Survey on PDGM and Therapy Services

NAHC is initiating an evaluation of the potential impact of the new Medicare home health Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) on the provision of therapy services. While PDGM is based on 2017 data that reflects the volume of therapy services provided during that year, the payment rate for therapy-oriented patient episodes will be lower than…

Please Take this Short, but Important Survey on PDGM and Therapy Services

NAHC is initiating an evaluation of the potential impact of the new Medicare home health Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) on the provision of therapy services. While PDGM is based on 2017 data that reflects the volume of therapy services provided during that year, the payment rate for therapy-oriented patient episodes will be lower than…