Call for Proposals for Education at the 2024 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is now accepting proposals to present new education at the 2024 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo from October 20-22 in Tampa, Florida. The deadline for submissions is today, May 24, 2024. Education in health care is always critical, but never more so than during […]

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Home Care & Hospice News Review

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Read on for NAHC Report’s regular round-up of important home care, home health, and hospice stories from around the country. If there is a story you would like to share with your fellow home care and hospice professionals, please send it tom@nahc.org. What Home-Based Care Providers Need To Do To Comply With DOL’s Overtime Rule Last […]

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Home Care Industry Update

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NAHC encourages you to join Polsinelli, The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), and Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) for a summary of the most significant legal developments and 2024 updates impacting your agency and strategies for complying with the same while still running a successful home care business. We will be discussing the Centers for Medicare […]

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FMC 2024 is 2 Months Away; Early Bird Price Ends Soon!

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The Financial Management Conference (FMC) is coming up in two months! Register by June 2, 2024, to get to lowest rate available. Make your stay at FMC even more convenient by booking your room at Caesars Palace in the NAHC room block. You’ll be just steps away from your sessions and networking opportunities. Expert-Led Interactive […]

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Talking Points for FY 2025 Hospice Proposed Final Rule

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On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Hospice Payment Rate Update Proposed Rule (CMS-1810-P). Based on input the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) received from its various councils and committees and from providers directly, via the listening sessions held and/or responses […]

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Keeping Your Workforce Safe

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Does your organization have the key elements that comprise a comprehensive safety plan? Join NAHC as we present our recent report on keeping your workforce safe, including leadership and management responsibilities for keeping staff safe. Over the past year, NAHC has partnered with many industry experts to empower workplace safety. Check out some of the resources we […]

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Hospice Quality Reporting Program Updates

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The following updates to the resources available for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) were recently made. 1. Help Desk Questions & Answers Quarter 1, 2024 The HQRP Help Desk responded to 88 questions the first quarter of this year.  Three questions were deemed to be newer and/or more frequent questions and are included in […]

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Tomorrow! How Home Care & Hospice Agencies Are Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Right Now

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What are home health and hospice agencies doing right now to utilize artificial intelligence? See how Amedisys is dramatically reducing overall QA time and energy by using artificial intelligence. Speakers Price

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Maryland Encouraged Home Health Agencies to Adopt Telehealth During the Pandemic and Beyond

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Maryland home health agencies responded rapidly to the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing telehealth at a much faster rate than agencies in other parts of the country. The Maryland Health Care Commission reported that in January 2020, 25 percent of home health agencies in the state used telehealth. By May, less than half a year later […]

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NAHC Hails Legislation to Extend Hospital at Home Waiver Program

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Washington, D.C. – The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) applauds the introduction in the United States Senate of the Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Thomas Carper (D-De) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) to extend the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acute Hospital Care […]

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Tomorrow! Update on Enforcement Remedies and Alternative Sanctions

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised the procedures and guidance on imposing enforcement remedies for hospice and alternative sanctions for home health agencies. (See NAHC Report for more information.) The remedies/sanctions are alternatives to termination from the Medicare program for a home health agency or hospice program and include: These are new […]

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