Ensuring the Safety and Well-being of Home Care Providers: A Call to Action for Comprehensive Solutions

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In the wake of the tragic death of home care nurse Joyce Grayson, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) stands firm in its commitment to advocating for legislative and regulatory measures aimed at safeguarding home care providers. Grayson’s untimely death serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for enhanced protections […]

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Hospice Comprehensive Assessment Measure Fact Sheet

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a Fact Sheet for the Hospice Comprehensive Assessment Quality measure. The document provides clarification on the measure and guidance on how to calculate the Hospice Comprehensive Assessment Measure for your hospice as well as FAQs for the measure.  The Comprehensive Assessment quality measure captures whether seven key […]

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Save the Date for the NAHC Spring Advocacy Days!

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Each year, our most engaged members and industry friends touch down in our nation’s capital to advocate with lawmakers for support of the care-in-the-home community. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) tracks critical legislative, regulatory, and policy issues that affect our members to ensure you’re on top of what’s ahead. Your concerns are our […]

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CMS Seeks Input on MA Plan Data

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking input from the public regarding various aspects of Medicare Advantage (MA) data. Feedback from stakeholders to past CMS issued RFIs on MA plans reflected a strong desire for more comprehensive high quality MA programmatic data to increase MA program […]

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How to Navigate Legal & Operational Challenges in Long Term and Post-Acute Care

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The American Health Law Association (AHLA) annual conference, Long Term and Post-Acute Care Law and Compliance Program, February 26-28, is designed to meet the needs of individuals who work among a wide range of care settings, including assisted living, skilled nursing, home health, and hospice. This year’s conference promises to be an exciting and informative meeting […]

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50+ Education Sessions On-Demand Exclusively for NAHC Members

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If you missed the 2023 Home Care & Hospice Conference & Expo, we’ve got you covered! Get instant access to all 50+ sessions from the education programming at your convenience. NAHC members save 33% on the complete package and 25 percent off individual session recordings. Gain on-demand insights and skills from real-world professionals. Enjoy boundless […]

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Renew Your NAHC Membership

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WHAT NAHC MEMBERS ARE SAYING “Being a member of NAHC has so many benefits, such as access to a vast platform of resources, innovation, industry-leading education, and excellent networking opportunities. Also, NAHC is an industry leader in advocacy, with significant contacts and visibility in Washington. NAHC continually advocates not only for home and community-based providers, but […]

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New Legislation Would Expand Access to Occ Therapy

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In a promising bipartisan effort, the Medicare Home Health Accessibility Act, H.R. 7148, has been introduced by a coalition of legislators including Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA-11), Dr. John Joyce (R-PA-13), Paul Tonko (D-NY-20), and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-37). This crucial bill aims to revolutionize home health care by allowing occupational therapy (OT) to be ordered as […]

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Honoring Health Care Pioneers During Black History Month: Adah Belle Samuel Thoms

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During Black History Month, NAHC Report will be profiling various African-Americans who have made great contributions to American health care. Born in 1870 in Virginia, Adah Belle Samuel Thoms moved to New York City in the 1890s to study speech and elocution before studying nursing at the Women’s Infirmary and School of Therapeutic Massage. In […]

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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. Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine awards CEO with 2023 Distinguished Service Award […]

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