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March on Washington 2020 (Washington, D.C.)
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/23/2020 to 3/24/2020
When: Monday, March 23 & Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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U.S. Capitol
Washington, District of Columbia 
United States
Contact: Kyle Simon, Director of Government Affairs and Communications
(850) 222-8967


Online registration is available until: 3/25/2020
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Please join the Home Care Association of Florida, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), and industry advocates from across the nation on March 23-24, 2020 for the annual March on Washington to make our voices heard in the halls of Congress. Lending your voice to ours is the key to our shared success.

On the evening of Monday, March 23, NAHC will host a Welcome Reception & Policy Briefing on current legislative issues impacting home care. This year’s reception and briefing will be held at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, a futuristic learning destination featuring some of the most impressively immersive health-related displays and exhibits in America. It is located a short walk from Union Station, amidst some of the best hotels and restaurants in the city. Attendees are highly encouraged to attend this informative reception in order to be familiarized with and prepared to meet with congressional offices.

On Tuesday, March 24, participants will meet with members of Congress and congressional staff to discuss the home health industry's legislative priorities. HCAF staff will arrange congressional meetings. No prior advocacy experience is necessary, and advocates will be assigned to a group with an experienced leader. More information about specific legislation will be provided in the coming days and will focus on reforming Medicare's Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), allowing non-physician practitioners to certify a patient’s eligibility for home health services, and extending rural add-on payments.

We look forward to having you join us in Washington, DC where we’ll be beside you every step of the way and will provide you the tools you need to make your day of advocacy on Capitol Hill a tremendous success.

Schedule of Events

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Meetings with Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill

Travel

There is no host hotel for this advocacy event. Click here to view a list of lodging options that are sortable by price, proximity to Capitol Hill, and ratings. Attendees are encouraged to arrive in Washington, D.C. by mid-afternoon on Monday, March 23 and depart late afternoon on Tuesday, March 24. Although three airports service the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest and most convenient option. 

Attire

  • Welcome Reception & Policy Briefing: Business or business casual.
  • Congressional Meetings: Business attire or company uniform. Company name badges and bring plenty of business cards. Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and bring warm clothes as colder weather conditions are likely.

For More Information

Contact Kyle Simon, Director of Government Affairs and Communications, at ksimon@homecarefla.org or call (850) 222-8967.

Become a Sponsor

HCAF's annual advocacy days in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. take place over two days and give home health professionals the opportunity to meet with federal and state policy makers in order to enhance awareness of home care issues and advance industry priorities. Both events include a kickoff reception and policy briefing, followed by a full day of legislative meetings.

Sponsors help support associated event costs, including developing and printing advocacy materials, travel, lodging, and meals. For their support and generosity, sponsors are exclusively recognized on all advocacy materials, including the sponsor's organization logo featured in all related email communications as well as on the event registration webpage, policy briefings, and handouts.

If you are interested in sponsoring HCAF advocacy events to gain exposure for your organization while supporting the industry, please contact Kyle Simon at ksimon@homecarefla.org.

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