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It is Our Mission to support & assist our members in the delivery of high value home care services in our communities through advocacy, education, and services.

OAHC News


Lorry Boone and Sarah Myers in Washington DC

Member Virtual Lobby Days!
OAHC Leaders Lobby Congress

OAHC Past President Lorry Boone and Executive Director Sarah Myers arrived in DC on Friday. Following two days of briefings, they will be meeting with all seven members of the Oregon Congressional delegation.

We need your help to lobby these same offices to underscore the importance of Home Health and Hospice care in your agency and the patients you serve. Click Here and send a message on Home Health Rebasing ... the process will enable the same message be sent to both Senators and your Congressman with a few simple key strokes!


OAHC Staff Contact Change
OAHC staff's email addresses have changed. Please update your records with the following changes:
Sarah A. Myers new email address: smyers@oahc.org
Brandy Sweet new email address: bsweet@oahc.org


HHPPS Changes for Members Only
Click Here for a detailed memo summarizing the final rule, including the specific rate calculations, quality reporting requirements, coding changes, regulatory requirements and more.
 


 
Press Release

Statewide Poll: Oregon Seniors Urge Action to Prevent
Proposed Cuts to Medicare Programs

-94% of Oregon seniors more likely to support lawmakers who preserve Medicare Funding-

Press Release        |         Oregon Poll 


           

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

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  • What the Final Employer Mandate Regulations Mean to Your Agency
    April 3, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Webinar

    Final Regulations implementing the "Employer Mandate" under the Affordable Care Act were published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2014. They contain many changes, additions and clarifications to the original proposed regulations. This webinar will provide an overview of the final regulations..read more.

  • The Unique Role of Private Duty in Chronic Disease Management
    April 9, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Teleconference

    Private Duty is a broad term used for agencies that provide in-home aide services - public, third-party or private pay, non-medical home care, companion/sitter services and private duty nursing services. As a private duty agency are you aware of the opportunities that the transformation in today's health...read more.

  • Hospice Quality Reporting: Implementing the Hospice Item Set (HIS)
    April 10, 2014, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Webinar

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorized the establishment of a new quality reporting program for hospices. For the fiscal year 2016 payment determination, CMS has implemented a standardized patient-level data collection instrument called Hospice Item Set (HIS). Hospices are required..read more.

  • The Aide's Role in Defensible Documentation
    April 10, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Teleconference

    With all the scrutiny all health care settings are currently experiencing, defensible documentation is a vital component of the work we do to sustain our organizations an dprovide evidence of the services we deliver. This is true regardless of whether you work in home care, home health or hospice...read more.

  • Reflection and Direction: Leadership Skills for Success
    April 16, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Webinar

    In this session, the presenter will discuss strategies for self-awareness in order to be more aware of co-worker's and team member's strengths and identify basic team models of leadership...read more.

  • The Palliative Home Care Program: One Agency's Experience
    April 23, 2014, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Webinar

    This program will describe the implementation and operation of a palliative home care program. The presenter will describe driving forces for creation, business plan development and clinical concerns...read more.

Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS)
- Billing, Coverage, Services & More!


ICD-10 Coding Workshop for Home Health & Hospice
By Lisa Selman-Holman
April 15th & 16th


REGISTRATION OPEN!



2014 Member Benefit

Education for your RNs, LPNs, HHAs, PTs

NOW AVAILABLE!


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