NAHC and CMA Announce New Hospice Resource for Consumers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org NAHC and CMA Announce New Hospice Resource for Consumers Washington, D.C. – Over 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries receive hospice care1. It is one of many benefits available under Medicare and provided by approximately 5,000 Medicare-certified hospices. Each of these hospices must provide certain services […]

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Hospice Organizations Respond to ProPublica Hospice Article

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org Hospice Organizations Respond to ProPublica Hospice Article Washington, D.C. – An article on hospice care published by ProPublica on November 28 (Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle), 2022, gives readers an inaccurate view of the Medicare hospice benefit, a uniquely […]

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Statement of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice on the Lawsuit Filed Challenging Medicare Policies and Practices within the Home Health Benefit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org Statement of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice on the Lawsuit Filed Challenging Medicare Policies and Practices within the Home Health Benefit Washington, D.C. – Please note: NAHC President William A. Dombi will be available for a follow-up interview if you have […]

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NAHC Comments on the CY 2023 Medicare Home Health Services Proposed Rule

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org NAHC Comments on the CY 2023 Medicare Home Health Services Proposed Rule WASHINGTON, DC, August 16, 2022 – Today, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted its formal comments on the CY 2023 Medicare home health services Proposed Rule, which includes 2023 […]

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Bipartisan Lawmakers in U.S. House Introduce Choose Home Care Act of 2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications, NAHC 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org Ellen Almond PQHH 202-271-0234 ealmond@schmidtpa.com Bipartisan Lawmakers in U.S. House Introduce Choose Home Care Act of 2021 Bill to expand home-based care options for Medicare beneficiaries strongly supported by home health provider and patient advocacy communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association for Home […]

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NAHC Asks Senators to Oppose Spending Medicare Funds on Non-Health Care Programs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org NAHC Asks Senators to Oppose Spending Medicare Funds on Non-Health Care Programs Washington, D.C.— The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and a group of like-minded organizations representing America’s health providers have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and […]

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org 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 […]

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NAHC Urges Permanent Flexibilities under Medicare for Use of Technology in Hospice Care Delivery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/tom@nahc.org NAHC Urges Permanent Flexibilities under Medicare for Use of Technology in Hospice Care Delivery The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish permanent flexibilities allowing hospices to utilize telecommunications to deliver multi-disciplinary, […]

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Important Statement on Medicare Home Health Final Rule

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/ tom@nahc.org   Statement of NAHC President William A. Dombi Regarding the Medicare Home Health Rule Issued Today PLEASE NOTE: The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will present a webinar explaining all important aspects of the Medicare Home Health Rule on Wednesday, November […]

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NAHC Will Reschedule “PDGM: Billing In Depth” Webinar Due to Technical Problems

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/ tom@nahc.org NAHC Will Reschedule “PDGM: Billing In Depth” Webinar Due to Technical Problems “PDGM: Billing In Depth Webinar Rescheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM The webinar “PDGM: Billing In Depth,” expected to be broadcast Thursday, September 26, 2019, experienced substantial technical difficulties […]

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NAHC Statement on Office of Inspector General Report on Hospice

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/ tom@nahc.org NAHC Statement on Office of Inspector General Report on Hospice The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) supports action taken in recent years to increase hospice providers’ accountability for delivery of high-quality care, including through imposition of a mandate for more frequent […]

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld Director of Communications 202-547-7424/ tom@nahc.org 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 […]

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