New NAHC Webinar on 2020 Hospice Payment Rule is Must-See for Hospice Operators

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will broadcast a new free webinar on the final FY2020 Hospice Payment Rule and its implications for hospice practice on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern. REGISTER NOW! The FY2020 hospice payment rule issued in late April proposed several policy changes that have the…

New NAHC Webinar on 2020 Hospice Payment Rule is Must-See for Hospice Operators

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will broadcast a new free webinar on the final FY2020 Hospice Payment Rule and its implications for hospice practice on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern. REGISTER NOW! The FY2020 hospice payment rule issued in late April proposed several policy changes that have…

Education at Day 2 of the NAHC Conference Provides Insight Everyone in Home Health and Hospice Needs

A major reason why so many industry professionals came to the 2018 Home Health and Hospice Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas is the world class education that can be found nowhere else. Home Health Updates from Your MAC, CGS addressed recent and future changes in Medicare that have or will impact processing and payment…

Washington Update Focuses on Need for Member Advocacy

The first General Session of the 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas opened with NAHC’s famous Washington Update, the policy-rich briefing from William A. Dombi, NAHC President, and the policy staff.  Dombi and staff discussed the major issues of 2018 and what the industry should look for in 2019, including:…

Drug Shortage Crisis Concerns Hospice, Draws Bipartisan Interest

The Food and Drug Administration identified 39 new drug and biological product shortages in 2017 and multiple ongoing shortages from previous years, a sharp increase from 2016, according to the FDA’s most recent annual report on the issue. The main problems were caused by a major manufacturer shutting down a production facility, and devastation caused…

Don’t Miss this NAHC Webinar on the Proposed FY2019 Hospice Payment Rule and Other Key Issues in Hospice

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will host a free webinar on the Proposed FY2019 Hospice Payment Rule and Other Key Issues in Hospice on Thursday, may 3, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern. In late April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the proposed FY2019 Hospice…

NAHC’s Theresa Forster on the Future of Hospice

Theresa Forster, Vice President of Hospice Policy and Programs at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) spoke to Annie Erstling of Forcura about the future of hospice, which Ms. Forster calls “really quite bright” thanks to growing awareness and “a tremendous amount of popularity.” However, Ms. Forster cautions, “there are a growing…