Joint NAHC-NHPCO Statement on Signing of Affiliation Agreement

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Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, VA – On June 10, the Board Chairs and chief executive officers of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) met in Washington, D.C. to formally sign the affiliation agreement between the two leading organizations in the care at home […]

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NAHC Statement on Draft Legislation Proposing Big Changes to Hospice

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Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, June 13, 2024, Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oregon released a discussion draft of legislation, the Hospice Care Accountability, Reform, and Enforcement (Hospice CARE) Act, that would make significant changes to the Medicare hospice program. The draft contains some provisions that we believe the hospice community could support, given their potential […]

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Looming Dept of Labor Rule Raising Salary Threshold Faces Legal Challenges

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The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule increases the salary threshold for certain exempt employees. Similar to the challenges seen when the DoL last issued updates to this rule in 2016, the 2024 iteration is currently under legal scrutiny, with multiple lawsuits challenging its legitimacy. As the July 1, 2024 effective date for these changes […]

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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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