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March on Washington

 Export to Your Calendar 4/1/2019 to 4/2/2019
When: Monday, April 1 – Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Where: Map this event »
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: 4/1/2019
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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 April 1-2, 2019 in Washington, D.C., to make our voices heard in the halls of Congress.

NAHC is hosting a welcome reception panel discussion on current legislative issues impacting home care the evening of Monday, April 1, and participants will meet with members of Congress on Tuesday, April 2. HCAF staff will coordinate meetings.

The best advocates for our community are the hard-working people delivering invaluable services to millions of Americans in their homes every day. Your lawmakers care what you think and your message is powerful. We will face important challenges to home care in 2019 and beyond, such as the forthcoming Review Choice Demonstration and Medicare payment methodology reform (Patient-Driven Groupings Model) coming in 2020

You can protect the interests of our industry and your agency and build important relationships with lawmakers by coming to Washington, D.C., to advocate for home care in person.

Not a "political person"? Not to worry! HCAF's policy team will be sure you are prepared with everything you need to know to meet with lawmakers and their staff at the Capitol.

No prior advocacy experience is necessary, and advocates will be assigned to a group with an experienced leader. Bringing employees and staff members is highly encouraged!

Welcome Reception & Briefing

NAHC and HCAF invites March on Washington attendees to participate in a complimentary reception and policy briefing the evening before meetings take place at the Capitol. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. Attendees are highly encouraged to attend this informative reception in order to be familiarized with and prepared to meet with lawmakers.

  • When: Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: To be determined

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, April 1 and depart late afternoon on Tuesday, April 2. Although three airports service the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest and most convenient option. 

Attire

  • Reception: 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. Please consider colder weather conditions are likely.

Questions

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

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