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2020 Board of Directors Election is Around the Corner…Volunteer to Serve By June 5! »
HCAF is seeking volunteers who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors . Seven Board seats are open for candi...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator: Bill to Reimburse Home Health for Telehealth Services is Coming »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) A Senate Special Committee on Aging on Thurs...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Announces 45-Day Compliance Deadline Extension for Providers »
On Friday, May 22, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 45-day deadline extension for prov...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Nursing Home Facility Info for Home Health & Hospice »
Courtesy of the  National Association for Home Care & Hospice  (NAHC) The Quality, Safety and Oversight...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HEROES Act Passes the House, Addresses Many Pandemic-Related Concerns »
Courtesy of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) On Friday, May 15, the House of Representati...

Government Affairs
Wednesday, May 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contact Congress Today to Protect Home Health Care and Front Line Workers »
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Congress returns to policy making this week to develop the next federal relief package...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today is Virtual Advocacy Day: Be a Voice for Your Industry and the Patients You Serve! »
As Congress works to pass stimulus packages and other measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic , home health providers a...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
HCAF’s Top State Legislative Priority Signed Into Law By Governor »
HCAF is thrilled to report that our top state legislative priority officially passed both chambers of the Florida Legislat...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 March on Washington Cancelled »
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice announced today that the upcoming March on Washington annual advocacy...
Thursday, February 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime HCAF Member Announces Bid for Congress in Northeast Florida »
HCAF is excited to share that Bill Engelbrecht, President of Orange Park-based Florida First Care and a longtime provider...

HCAF In The News
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
12 States Share the Ongoing Effects of COVID-19 on Home Care in Their State »
In a recent Home Care Pulse report, HCAF Director of Private Duty Services Kristen Wheeler weighed in on how Florida h...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ron DeSantis Quickly Signs Scope of Practice Bills Into Law »
By A.G. Gancarski, Qualified nurse practitioners will be able to independently operate primary c...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCAF Leaders' Op-Ed on Medicare Home Health Published in State Newspaper »
The  Sarasota Herald-Tribune  published an op-ed by HCAF Executive Director Bobby Lolley and President Denise Be...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on CMS Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services »
For more information, contact: Kyle Simon Director of Government Affairs and Communications (202) 830-4080 ks...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reaffirming Importance of Home Health Care » Staff Report This week, more than 30 Florida home care agency leaders – including board and sta...

Guest Articles
Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Can Providers Give Patients for the Holidays? »
By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. There is a lot of talk these days about the relationship between social determinants and h...
Monday, November 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guest Article: When the Objection is Cost, Emphasize Quality »
By Shelle Womble, corecubed We all love a bargain — the feeling that we’ve gotten a great deal for an item we’re pur...
Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDGM and Home Health Length of Stay (With Free Data!) »
By Duane Blackwell, National Home Health Analytics We all know by now that the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) i...
Monday, June 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Changing Role of Physical Therapy in Home Care »
By Lee Horner, Synzi According to the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), applications of virtual care and...

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