CMS Plans Complete Redesign of Compare Websites for Home Health, Hospice

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to launch a new Medicare Care Compare on Medicare.gov to combine and standardize the eight existing Compare tools, including those for home health and hospice, according to a blog post today from CMS Administrator Seema Verma. The new Compare tool, which CMS plans to launch in…

MedPAC Calls for Cuts to Home Health and Hospice

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommended a seven percent payment reduction to the base home health payment rate for 2021 and the elimination of the update to the FY2021 base payment rates for hospice, at their meeting on January 16. In past years the commission has recommended a five percent reduction in the home…

New NAHC Webinar: Last-Minute Tips to Master PDGM

The Home Health and Financial Managers Association will provide a special live Update with the Experts to provide all home health operators with a final presentation on how to prepare for the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) when it takes effect on the first day of the new year. This special live Update with the…

Don’t Miss this Regulatory Update for Home Care and Hospice

If you have ever been in attendance when NAHC President William A. Dombi is delivering his signature update on regulatory policy for home care and hospice, you know it is the most trusted and comprehensive policy briefing in the industry. Now is your chance to get the latest version of that briefing without leaving your…

NAHC Webinar: Regulatory Update for Home Care and Hospice

If you have ever been in attendance when NAHC President William A. Dombi is delivering his signature update on regulatory policy for home care and hospice, you know it is the most trusted and comprehensive policy briefing in the industry. Now is your chance to get the latest version of that briefing without leaving your…

Watch this Interview with Bill Dombi Discussing Developments in Home Health and Hospice

National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) William A. Dombi spoke to Forcura at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo earlier this month about the latest and most important developments in the industry, including technology, the “serious challenges for home health agencies” posed by Medicare Advantage, increased action in hospice by…

The State of Home Care and Hospice and NAHC 2.0

The following is a speech by NAHC President William A. Dombi, delivered to attendees during the first General Session of the Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Mr. Dombi delivered these remarks to a packed audience, as attendance at the 2019 conference is up substantially from 2018. Please read…

Department of Labor Rule Extends Overtime to Over a Million Workers

The United States Department of Labor announced earlier this week a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This final rule will be effective on January 1, 2020. This final rule updates the earning thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative, or professional employees…

Keynote Speakers at 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo Will Inform and Inspire

Get the lowest rates to the conference before August 31. Register now! If you book your room within our hotel block, you’ll save an additional $200 off your registration rate! The General Sessions at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo are designed to inform and inspire you, giving you the foresight and…

Join Your Fellow Pioneers in Seattle for the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo

The Pacific Northwest is a magnet for pioneers and explorers, people set on a path of discovery and determined to find adventure and newer, better ways of living and working. That is one reason why the NAHC is so excited that the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo will be held in the…