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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 approximately 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 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 shall be licensed-only (non-Medicare- or Medicaid-certified) agencies.
  • Certified & Private Duty (Combination) Provider Membership – Open to organizations that are state-licensed 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 (AHCA). 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 Medicare and Medicaid home care just a phone call away
  • Policy advocates fighting for your agency's interests in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee year-round, plus on-demand access to legislative tracking tools that are updated in real-time
  • Exposure for potential referrals through listing in our online and print directories, sent to every Florida hospital discharge planning unit each year
  • Savings on meetings, workshops, webinars, and special events, including the HomeCareCon 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, emailed to you as it happens and posted on our members-only news page
  • 5 free continuing education courses of your choice per year at HomeCareLearn.com, our online, on-demand education platform
  • Discounts on products and services through HCAF affinity partnerships, including savings on consulting services, accreditation, marketing, insurance, staffing, health care, and more
  • Savings on job posting fees with the HCAF Career Center
  • Exclusive publications, including the HOT SHEET, our twice-per-month e-newsletter; FLORIDA AT HOME, our semi-annual magazine; and THE WEEKLY CHECKUP, a weekly health policy email digest
  • Tools and resources, including model forms, policies and procedures, and other documents, plus access to our LISTSERV for news and member-to-member dialogue about best practices and recommendations
  • Access comparative survey data on Florida agencies’ salary and fringe benefits with the annual Home Care Salary & Benefits Report, produced each fall
  • Demonstrate your integrity and commitment to the home care industry on your website and in marketing materials with the HCAF member seal

Membership Dues

The first-year member rate and minimal annual rate for providers is $1,111 per license — just $3.04 a day! Renewal dues are based on gross annual revenue according to the scale below.

For corporate providers joining with 10-19 licenses, dues are $1,478 per license. For 20 or more licenses, dues are $1,111 per license.

Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2022.

Renewal Dues

Renewal dues are based on the licensee's gross annual revenue multiplied by 0.00151448934 based on the scale below.

  • ≤ $733,580 = Minimum dues of $1,111 per license
  • ≥ $2,919,796 = Maximum dues of $4,422 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 pay home care just a phone call away (plus, a dedicated, full-time staff member and former agency owner)
  • Free monthly Private Duty Lunch Chat live webinars timely hot topics for private care home care
  • Policy advocates fighting for your agency's interests in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee year-round, plus on-demand access to legislative tracking tools that are updated in real-time
  • Exposure for potential referrals through listing in our online and print directories, sent to every Florida hospital discharge planning unit each year
  • Savings on meetings, workshops, webinars, and special events, including the HomeCareCon 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, emailed to you as it happens and posted on our members-only news page
  • 5 free continuing education courses of your choice per year at HomeCareLearn.com, our online, on-demand education platform
  • Discounts on products and services through HCAF affinity partnerships, including savings on consulting services, accreditation, marketing, insurance, staffing, health care, and more
  • Savings on job posting fees with the HCAF Career Center
  • Exclusive publications, including the HOT SHEET, our twice-per-month e-newsletter; FLORIDA AT HOME, our semi-annual magazine; and THE WEEKLY CHECKUP, a weekly health policy email digest
  • Tools and resources, including model forms, policies and procedures, and other documents, plus access to our LISTSERV for news and member-to-member dialogue about best practices and recommendations
  • Access comparative survey data on Florida agencies’ salary and fringe benefits with the annual Home Care Salary & Benefits Report, produced each fall
  • Demonstrate your integrity and commitment to the home care industry on your website and in marketing materials with the HCAF member seal

Membership Dues

For providers joining or renewing with 1-9 licenses, dues are $596 per license — just $1.63 a day! For corporate providers joining with 10-19 licenses, dues are $567 per license. For 20 or more licenses, dues are $537 per license.

Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2022.

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 $992 in membership dues per year! Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today using the online or print application below.

Member Benefits

  • Year-round access to our membership network and numerous opportunities to network with your customers at in-person events
  • Promotion on HCAF's website with your logo linked to the website of your choice, plus you will be periodically featured in the Associate Member Marketplace section of the HOT SHEET, our twice-per-month, members-only e-newsletter sent to more than 4,000 home care professionals
  • Year-round discounts on all HCAF events, including fees to exhibit your products and services at more than 100 professional development and continuing education events each year, including:
    • HomeCareCon Annual Conference & Trade Show, Florida's leading and largest industry event (summertime in Orlando)
    • Home Care Warm Up two-day event for Medicare providers (annual winter event in South Florida)
    • Private Care Symposium full-day event for private pay providers (annual fall event; location varies)
    • Home Care Connection regional meetings (spring and fall meetings held in all 11 Florida health care regions)
    • In-person workshops and live webinars education events
  • Savings on advertising rates, sponsorship fees, and posting jobs on the HCAF Career Center
  • Home care industry news and updates to keep you informed about your customers' needs through the HOT SHEET; FLORIDA AT HOME, our semi-annual magazine; and THE WEEKLY CHECKUP, a weekly health policy email digest
  • Exposure for potential referrals through listing in our online and print member directories, sent to every Florida home care agency, plus the opportunity to enter into an affinity partnership that benefits both HCAF and your business
  • Submit resources produced by your organization (e.g., blog posts, templates, videos, forms, etc.) in our members-only portal at any time during the term of membership. (View terms and conditions here.)
  • Even more exposure through the opportunity to submit one guest article per year for publication on our website and in the HOT SHEET, plus access to our LISTSERV for news and member-to-member dialogue to gain insight into issues impacting providers
  • Policy advocates fighting for your industry's interests in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee year-round, plus on-demand access to legislative tracking tools that are updated in real-time
  • Demonstrate your integrity and commitment to the home care industry on your website and in marketing materials with the HCAF member seal

Membership Dues

Associate members pay $992 per year — just $2.72 a day! Membership rates are effective through June 30, 2022.

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.