What the Build Back Better Legislation Means for Home Care

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The Build Back Better (BBB) plan is a $1.85 trillion social spending package released last week by the House of Representatives and NAHC has analyzed the legislation to see how it will impact our members and the wider home care and hospice community. Bill text can be found HERE A section-by-section overview of the bill’s provisions […]

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What Build Back Better & Infrastructure Legislation Mean for Home Care & Hospice

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The US House of Representatives is trying to pass its massive “Build Back Better” (BBB) social spending legislative package, as well as the “hard” infrastructure legislation that was approved by the Senate months ago (the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) today, November 5th, 2021. Bill text of the latest version of the BBB can be […]

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Biden Administration Issues Sweeping Vaccine Rules for Health Care, Businesses

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The Biden administration announced yesterday that his administration will require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care settings that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement. NAHC is currently studying the administration’s announcement and we look forward to receiving more details in the very near future. “NAHC has encouraged vaccinations throughout the pandemic. We look forward to […]

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Biden Administration Issues Sweeping Vaccine Rules for Health Care, Businesses

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The Biden administration announced yesterday that his administration will require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care settings that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement. NAHC is currently studying the administration’s announcement and we look forward to receiving more details in the very near future. “NAHC has encouraged vaccinations throughout the pandemic. We look forward to […]

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Administration Announces Plan for COVID-19 Booster Shots in Late September

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NAHC: Providers of care in the home need access to COVID-19 booster vaccines Full information on the NAHC COVID-19 Vaccine and Resources page The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced today the Biden Administration has developed a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall, subject to an independent evaluation and determination […]

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Administration Announces Plan for COVID-19 Booster Shots in Late September

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NAHC: Providers of care in the home need access to COVID-19 booster vaccines Full information on the NAHC COVID-19 Vaccine and Resources page The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced today the Biden Administration has developed a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall, subject to an independent evaluation and determination […]

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Democrats Introduce Legislation to Invest in HCBS, Increase Worker Pay

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Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate unveiled legislation, the Better Care Better Jobs Act,  yesterday to implement the Biden administration’s goal of spending hundreds of billions of dollars on home-based care in the coming years. The legislation would give states far more money to invest in and expand home-and-community-based care programs. States […]

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Democrats Introduce Legislation to Invest in HCBS, Increase Worker Pay

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Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate unveiled legislation, the Better Care Better Jobs Act,  yesterday to implement the Biden administration’s goal of spending hundreds of billions of dollars on home-based care in the coming years. The legislation would give states far more money to invest in and expand home-and-community-based care programs. States would […]

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CMS to Bolster Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced an additional payment amount for administering in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulty leaving their homes or are otherwise hard-to-reach. There are approximately 1.6 million adults 65 or older who may have trouble accessing COVID-19 vaccinations because they have difficulty leaving home. To better serve […]

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CMS to Bolster Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries

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CMS to hold special ODF on at-home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries. See below for more details The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced an additional payment amount for administering in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulty leaving their homes or are otherwise hard-to-reach. There are approximately 1.6 million adults […]

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Your Feedback Needed Now! Distribution of COVID Vaccine to Homebound Patients

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Please take the survey now! The home care and hospice community has an exciting opportunity to work with the White House to help establish a nationwide program to provide vaccinations to homebound patients. White House officials have asked the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) to gather information about the extent to which […]

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Why Joe Biden’s Economic Plan Includes Home Health Care, Not Just Roads And Bridges

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Building roads and bridges is good for the economy, pretty much everybody agrees. But helping senior citizens stay out of nursing homes? Raising pay for child care workers? President Joe Biden says those sorts of initiatives can help, too. And he’s got a strong case. Ever since the 2020 presidential campaign, Biden has talked about […]

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