HCA is very active on the federal level to ensure that regulatory, funding and legislative decisions in Washington serve the best interests of New York’s mission-driven home care providers — especially in the context of federal health reform.
As the home care community continues to face the threat of federal regulatory changes, HCA offers advocacy tools to help you contact your Congressional leaders and encourage their support for home health care.
HCA’s Legislative Action Center
Scroll through the action items below to Find Your Legislator and to act on specific HCA advocacy campaigns.
HCA’s Federal Advocacy Publications
- Co-Sponsor and Pass Bipartisan Bills to Protect Medicare Home Health under PDGM (2018)
- Vital Corrections, Safeguards Needed in 2018 Home Health Payment Reform Act (2018)
- CMS Restarts Pre-Claim Review Demo without Addressing Problems That Halted It (2018)
- Pass the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (2018)
- HCA Takes Aim at Federal Regs, Seeks CoP Implementation Delay (2017)
- NY Home Care Hit with Growing Medicare Operating Losses Under CMS Rebasing Cuts, Threatening Access to Care (2017)
- Repeal or Reform the Physician Face-to-Face Encounter Requirement for Home Health (2017)
- Home Health Copays and Regressive Payment Cuts Undermine Access to Services (2017)
- Continue the 3% Medicare Add-On for Home Health Services in Rural Areas (2017)
- Allow Nurse Practitioners & Other Health Professionals to Order/Certify Medicare Home Health Services (2017)