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About HCAF

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 provide Medicare- and Medicaid-funded services, as well as Private Duty (licensed only) agencies. In addition, we have Associate members who offer products and services to home care providers.

Every year, HCAF offers nearly 100 education-based programs designed to enhance the skills of our members and inform them about policy developments and best practices. Our annual special events include the HomeCareCon Annual Conference & Trade Show, Florida's largest home care event of the year, and the Home Care Warm Up and Private Care Symposium, 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, including the state Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). 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 are among our affiliations.

Our Vision

To be the foremost resource and advocate for Florida's home care industry and the patients it serves.

Our Mission

As the voice for home care, our mission is to advance the interest and meet the needs of our members, enabling them to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective services throughout Florida.

Guiding Principles & Values

  • Member-focused
  • Excellence and best practices
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Unified industry