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Helpful Links for the Home Health Care Industry


JCAHO: http://www.jointcommission.org/

CHAP: http://www.chapinc.org/

ACHC: http://www.achc.org/

CMS Regulations

Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation

Medicare Home Health Benefits Policy Manual

State Operations Manual

CMS Home Health Center


OASIS-C Information and User Manuals

QIES Technical Support Office

CMS OASIS Online Tutorial

OASIS Frequently Asked Questions

OASIS Quarterly Q & A

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel: Position Statements


ICD-10 Resources


PPS and Billing

Home Health Prospective Payment System Regulations and Notices

Claims Processing Manual

PPE Kits


Other Helpful Links

Medicare Learning Networks (MLN) General Information and Resources

National Association of Home Care and Hospice

Home Health Face-to-Face Encounter

Home Care Association of Florida, the PREMIERE home care association in Florida. HCAF exists to provide representation, communication, and advocacy for these providers, and to give them the information they need to deliver high-quality, cost-effective services to patients and clients in their homes.


The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is the nation’s largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.


The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.


The Private Duty Homecare Association (PDHCA) was established by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). It is a trade association of home care providers dedicated to helping the ill and disabled remain in their own homes. PDHCA is designed to answer all the questions that private duty home care providers may have regarding their businesses and practices.


To ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries


The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.


Discounts and benefits for adults members over 50 for healthcare, travel, and drugs.


The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.


The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and is affected diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information, and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.


Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.


AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. In this role, AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people.


The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships, and life stages to help transform family caregivers’ lives by removing barriers to health and well-being.


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