The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) is the premier trade association for the home care industry in Florida. HCAF was founded in 1989 and is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization.
HCAF provides home care organizations with resources, education, and advocacy to help them deliver high-quality, cost-effective services to patients and clients in their homes. Our members include both for-profit and not-for-profit providers, including agencies that offer Medicare- and Medicaid-funded services, as well as Private Duty (licensed only) agencies. Additionally, we have Associate members who provide products and services to home care providers.
Every year, HCAF offers nearly 100 continuing education and professional development programs designed to enhance the skills of our members and inform them about policy developments and best practices. Our annual special events include HomeCareCon, the Annual Conference & Trade Show, which is Florida's largest home care event of the year. We also host the Home Care Warm Up and Private Care Symposium, which are full-day educational events for Medicare providers and private pay providers, respectively.
HCAF's seasoned public policy team works closely with state and federal government officials and regulatory agencies related to government affairs and advocacy. This includes collaboration with the state Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Our affiliations include partnerships with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care, and the Florida Palliative Care Coalition.