Hospice Start Up & Home Health Start Up Helpful Links
The following list of online resources has been compiled for your convenience. We
encourage Hospice start ups and Home Health start ups to also look at state Home
Health and Hospice association websites for additional sites that may be helpful
for your geographic area.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
NAHC is the nation's largest association representing the interests and concerns
of Home Care agencies, Hospices, Home Care aide organizations and medical equipment
suppliers. Their website contains Home Care legislation information, education and
American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)
AAHomecare works to strengthen access to care for the millions of Americans who
require medical care in their homes. The association advocates on behalf of the
entire Homecare community in legislative and regulatory arenas.
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
NHPCO is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing Hospice and
Palliative Care programs and professionals in the country. Their website contains
information regarding Hospice education, regulations and consumer resources.
National Hospice Foundation (NHF)
NHF supports NHPCO's quality and research initiatives, Hospice/Palliative Care provider
education activities, consumer engagement and caregiver services and the FHSSA Impact
Hospice Association of America (HAA)
The Hospice Association of America is a national organization representing thousands
of Hospices, caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their
Medicare Home Health Compare
Home Health Compare is a tool that Home Health agencies can use to review the performance
of agencies in your area, identify opportunities for quality improvement and answer
patients' questions and educate them about their choices.
CMS Home Health Agency Center
This website contains information regarding CMS regulations and education for Home