Advocacy

Government advocacy is a critical component of our agenda. ElevatingHOME advocates for regulations and legislation that supports the entire home-based care industry. Our Public Policy team focuses exclusively on the issues and priorities that are most important to our members.ElevatingHOME is our member's voice in Washington.

ElevatingHOME's Policy Priorities 

ElevatingHOME advocates on behalf of all home health and hospice providers that offer comprehensive healthcare to Medicare, Medicaid, uninsured and under-insured patients, as well as an array of community benefits. While the ElevatingHOME's agenda is distinctive in terms of the mission and values of its members, it addresses issues that impact all home health and hospice providers. 

 

Current Regulatory Issues

ElevatingHOME advocates for changes in federal regulations on behalf of home health and hospice services on a variety of important issues such as annual home health and hospice update regulations, implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and regulations related to Medicaid and dually eligible Medicare/Medicaid patients. Learn more about recent regulatory issues impacting home health, hospice, and palliative care providers.

 

Current Legislative Issues

ElevatingHOME advocates for supportive legislation that enables Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to receive high quality, patient-centered care in the safety of their homes. Recent issues of focus include advanced care planning, coverage of palliative care services, health information technology, and program integrity. Learn more about recent legislative activity, including ElevatingHOME's positions.