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Welcome to the Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
The Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ is the non-profit Association which represents and advocates for the full scope of home care and hospice agencies in our state. Our home care and hospice agencies provide critical services to help our seniors, disabled and children remain independent at home with loved ones.
Our members provide the following services, but not limited to, certified home health aides, personal care, skilled nursing visits, wound care, companion care, live-ins, injections, medication case management, child care, emergency response systems, social work, bereavement, respite care, hospice, palliative care, behavioral health services, etc.
In need of home care or hospice, please visit our provider search located here.
Top 3 Reasons to Join the Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ:
1) Advocacy - The Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ is the leading voice for home care and hospice in New Jersey.
2) Answers - New Jersey's resource for answering home care and hospice regulatory questions.
3) Education - The leader in providing top notch, relevant education for home care and hospice providers.
Find out additional information about membership here.
Study Proves Home Health Care Decreases Hospital Readmissions
Association shows how the Medicare Home Health services you provide can dramatically decrease rates of hospital readmissions. Not only does the study show a direct link between home health care and lower 30-day hospital readmission rates, but it suggests Medicare could save roughly $7 million annually just by ensuring those patients who receive a recommendation of home health care follow-through on their doctor's wishes. Read the report here and press coverage from 101.5 here.
Home Care & Hospice Association Hosted January Member Only Event
Association members heard from state officials and industry experts about the latest updates in the home care & hospice industry.
Association President and CEO Chrissy Buteas Letter to the Editor Published on Advance Care Planning
Discuss end-of-life decisions with loved ones
Starting next year, however, Medicare beneficiaries can have an added layer of security that their wishes will be known by their physicians and other health care providers. Beginning Jan. 1, Medicare will pay for advance care planning discussions with a doctor or qualified non-physician practitioner, such as a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant.
Read more here.
Association President & CEO Chrissy Buteas testified before the state's Red Tape Review Commission
Association President & CEO Chrissy Buteas testified before the state's Red Tape Review Commission, charged with removing regulatory challenges that hinder business development, on Wednesday, Dec 16. Chrissy spoke of the regulatory hurdles provider agencies face in being able to hire qualified home health nurses and aides, and how the state can ease this burden to create new jobs across the state -- a goal that will also greatly benefit patients.
February 11, 2016 8:00am – 4:00pm
Join us for this interactive full day program that will include education, discussion, and group activities in the practice of palliative care. Key industry experts will be in attendance throughout the day! The forum promises to be a great networking opportunity with your clinical and professional peers.
Home Care and Hospice Association of NJ - Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 15-17, 2016
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
Call for Presentations
January 20, 2016
The Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ is excited to announce the 2016 call for presentations! The deadline for submission is January 20, 2016. Click here for more details.
Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus
The 2016 Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus is also available for your consideration. Click here for the exhibitor/sponsorship forms for more details.
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NJ Home Care and Hospice PAC Golf Outing – Annual Conference
June 15, 2016 @ 1:00
What better way to kick off our 2016 Home Care & Hospice Association Annual Conference with a round of golf in support of the Home Care & Hospice PAC. Start forming your four-some’s today!
Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club
401 South New York Road
Galloway, NJ 08205
Sponsorship and registration forms to follow.
NJ Home Care and Hospice of NJ PAC Networking Event – Annual Conference - After Golf Outing
June 15, 2016
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
Just as other professions have recognized the critical importance of political action committees, homecare and hospice professionals also have too much at stake to commit anything less than 100% to our political efforts. Support the legislators who support us! The NJ Home Care and Hospice Political Action Committee (NJHCH PAC) supports candidates who are receptive to homecare and hospice issues, regardless of their political affiliation. Click here for more information.