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After more than 30 years in operation, the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) continues to be the premier trade association for the home care industry in the Sunshine State. It is our mission to advance the interests and meet the needs of our members, enabling them to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective services throughout Florida.

Our membership consists of over 500 home care providers, including Medicare- and Medicaid-certified agencies, Private Duty (licensed only) agencies, and more than 100 industry vendors.

We know that times are tough, but we appreciate each and every one of our members’ support and dedication to our industry. At the end of the day, we are fighting for your industry, your voice, and your future!

Please select the type of membership your organization is interested in below to learn about benefits, dues, and more.

  • Certified Provider Membership – Open to organizations whose primary purpose is to deliver health care services directly to the sick and disabled in their homes. Certified provider members shall be licensed home health agencies that are Medicare- and/or Medicaid-certified providers.
  • Private Duty/Licensed Only Provider Membership – Open to organizations whose primary purpose is to deliver care services to individuals in their homes. Private Duty provider members in HCAF shall be licensed-only (non-Medicare- or Medicaid-certified) home care agencies.
  • Certified & Private Duty (Combination) Provider Membership – Open to organizations that are state-licensed home health agencies as well as Medicare- and/or Medicaid-certified.
  • Associate/Vendor Membership – Open to employers or individuals that are not Certified or Private Duty providers. They may be home infusion therapy companies, licensed nurse registries, durable medical equipment dealers, home care agency management companies, or other vendors serving the needs of provider members.
Certified (Medicare/Medicaid) Provider Membership

Certified Provider membership is open to home health agencies that are Medicare- and/or Medicaid-certified and licensed by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. HCAF membership benefits give Florida home health agencies a competitive edge in the marketplace. Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today using the online or print application below.

Member Benefits

  • Expert advice and information about Certified home health care just a phone call away.
  • Policy advocates fighting for your interests year-round in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee.
  • Exposure in our online and print member directories sent to every hospital discharge planning unit in Florida.
  • Savings on all meetings, including continuing education workshops and the Annual Conference & Trade Show — Florida's largest home care industry event of the year!
  • Latest news and analysis to help you run your agency and stay compliant.
  • Five free online learning courses of your choice per year.
  • Discounts on products and services from industry vendors.
  • Reduced fees for our online Career Center.
  • Publications, including our biweekly e-newsletter, as well as access to our LISTSERV for breaking news and member-to-member dialogue about best practices and recommendations.
  • Tools and resources, including model forms, policies and procedures, and more.
  • Access to comparative survey data on Florida agencies’ salary and fringe benefits.
  • Demonstrated integrity commitment to your industry by proudly displaying the HCAF member seal on your website and marketing materials.

Membership Dues

The first-year member rate and minimal annual rate for providers is $1,068 per license. Renewal dues are based on gross annual revenue according to the scale below.

For corporate providers joining with 10-19 licenses, dues are $1,421 per license. For 20 or more licenses, dues are $1,068 per license.

Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2021.

Renewal Dues

Renewal dues are based on the licensee's gross annual revenue multiplied by 0.00145623975 based on the scale below.

  • ≤ $733,333 = minimum dues of $1,068 per license
  • ≥ $2,919,420 = maximum dues of $4,252 per license

If your calculation results fall between the minimum and maximum dues amounts, then you pay the amount indicated by the calculation.

Become a Member Today

Click here to join online today! For assistance, click here to send us a message or call (850) 222-8967.

For More Information

Dues are non-refundable. For questions about HCAF membership, please call HCAF at (850) 222-8967, or email Julia Heath, Associate Director of Membership Services, at jheath@homecarefla.org.

Private Duty (Licensed Only) Provider Membership

Private Duty Provider membership is open to home care agencies that are licensed by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and are not Medicare- or Medicaid-certified. HCAF membership benefits give Florida home care agencies a competitive edge in the marketplace. Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today using the online or print application below.

Member Benefits

  • Expert advice and information about Private Duty and non-skilled home care just a phone call away.
  • Policy advocates fighting for your interests year-round in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee.
  • Exposure in our online and print member directories sent to every hospital discharge planning unit in Florida.
  • Savings on all meetings and workshops specific to the Private Duty industry, including the Annual Conference & Trade Show — Florida's largest home care industry event of the year!
  • Latest news and analysis to help you run your agency and stay compliant.
  • Five free online learning courses of your choice per year.
  • Complimentary access to monthly Private Duty Lunch Chat events on home care hot topics.
  • Discounts on products and services from industry vendors.
  • Reduced fees for our online Career Center.
  • Publications, including our biweekly e-newsletter, as well as access to our LISTSERV for breaking news and member-to-member dialogue about best practices and recommendations.
  • Tools and resources, including model forms, policies and procedures, and more.
  • Access to comparative survey data on Florida agencies’ salary and fringe benefits.
  • Demonstrated integrity commitment to your industry by proudly displaying the HCAF member seal on your website and marketing materials.

Membership Dues

For providers joining or renewing with 1-9 licenses, dues are $579 per license. For corporate providers joining with 10-19 licenses, dues are $550 per license. For 20 or more licenses, dues are $521 per license.

Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2021.

Become a Member Today

Click here to join online today! For assistance, click here to send us a message or call (850) 222-8967.

For More Information

Dues are non-refundable. For questions about HCAF membership, please call HCAF at (850) 222-8967, or email Julia Heath, Associate Director of Membership Services, at jheath@homecarefla.org.

Associate (Vendor) Membership

Associate/Vendor membership is open to organizations that are not Certified or Private Duty home care providers. They may be home infusion therapy companies, state-licensed nurse registries, durable medical equipment suppliers, home care agency management companies, or other vendors serving the needs of provider members. Associate members have voting rights and may participate in activities and receive published information within their membership category.

HCAF membership benefits give industry vendors a competitive edge in the marketplace, plus $2,300 in savings for just $973 in membership dues per year! Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today using the online or print application below.

Member Benefits

  • Access to our membership network, including membership data, upon request all year long.
  • Free promotion on our website with your company logo linked to the web address of your choice, plus you will be periodically featured in the Associate Spotlight section of our email newsletter.
  • Year-round discounts for all HCAF events, including pricing to exhibit your products and services among top providers at our Annual Conference & Trade Show, regional meetings, and education events, plus discounts on advertising, sponsorship, and posting jobs on our Career Center.
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals at in-person events year-round.
  • Exposure in our online and print member directory, sent to every home care agency in Florida, plus the opportunity to partner with us through our Affinity Partnership Program that benefits both HCAF and your business.
  • Show off your expertise and gain exposure through the exclusive opportunity to submit guest articles for publication on our website, one of which will be included in our biweekly email newsletter during the term of membership.
  • Access to our LISTSERV for breaking news and insight into what issues are impacting home care agencies directly from industry professionals.
  • Policy advocates fighting for your interests year-round in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Florida's home care industry by proudly displaying the HCAF member seal on your website and marketing materials.

Membership Dues

Associate members pay $973 per year. Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2021.

Become a Member Today

Click here to join online today! For assistance, click here to send us a message or call (850) 222-8967.

For More Information

Dues are non-refundable. For questions about HCAF membership, please call HCAF at (850) 222-8967, or email Julia Heath, Associate Director of Membership Services, at jheath@homecarefla.org.

Are Membership Dues Tax Deductible?

Agencies may classify 85% of membership dues as an ordinary and necessary business expense, while 15% of dues used for lobbying and political activities cannot be so classified as provided by the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993. Contributions to HCAF are not deductible as charitable contributions.

Ready to Join? Become a Member Today!

For questions about HCAF membership, please call HCAF at (850) 222-8967, or email Julia Heath, Associate Director of Membership Services, at jheath@homecarefla.org.