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The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH) is a non- profit association that serves as the voice of health care at home in Ohio, advocating on behalf of the industry and the individuals and families we serve. We are a valuable resource to our members and provide expert analysis of the most current and pertinent regulatory, legislative and business information.


OCHCH offers educational opportunities as part of a comprehensive set of tools and resources to support your agency’s clinical skills, managerial operations, and regulatory requirements. From frontline caregivers to health care executives, OCHCH education programs ensure agencies have the tools they need to thrive.


As the voice of health care at home in Ohio, OCHCH works together with our members to speak assertively and thoughtfully for the interests of the industry. OCHCH ensures our members’ interests are protected and supported by working alongside legislators and other policymakers.

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OCHCH members get answers to the toughest compliance, reimbursement, and regulatory questions. Our Help Desk Online and our regulatory experts ensure members receive support for questions dealing with complex subjects.

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Recent News

  • This Week: Celebrating the Critical Role Aides Play in Home Care and Hospice

    This week, November 14 – 20, we celebrate Home Health Aide Week. Home health aides are a critical part of the health care at home industry. Home health aides provide assistance with basic daily living tasks, including light housekeeping, preparing meals, personal care services, and companionship. “The aide is the center of the care we […]

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  • 2018 Award Winners Announced at Annual Conference

    Each year, the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH) recognizes outstanding individuals for the service and care they provide. The 2018 awards were presented on September 12, 2018 at the OCHCH Annual Conference & Tradeshow. Michael Vallee, JD, received the Dorothy Royce Award. Named in honor of the association’s founding president, this award […]

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Upcoming Events

With an ever changing landscape there are many new issues coming into the workplace. In Ohio, medical marijuana will soon be starting and with it, a lot of unknowns on how to prepare for new issues that may arise. This 3-Part webinar series will work through how best to set our business up to deal with this issue. Also, this course will address how best to deal with conflict in the workplace, how best to resolve workplace issues, and creating a workplace that produces a positive culture. Additional Dates: November 27 & December 5
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Can I Get High On My Break? In Part 1 of the HR Leadership Series, this webinar will help you to understand Ohio’s new Medical Marijuana Law, learn to draft an effective substance abuse program and discuss ways to prevent workplace violence.
  • Discuss the specifics of the Ohio Medical Marijuana Law
  • How to draft effective policies for your workplace
  • How to set up and manage an effective substance abuse program
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The Final Home Health Payment Rule for 2019 should be released around November 2, and the expectation is that the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will be FINALIZED for implementation in 2020 in this rule. This webinar will review the rate changes for 2019, the significant changes to Value Based Purchasing and a review of what to expect with the portion of PDGM that will be final at that time.
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Our Policy & Advocacy Director took this photo last night. OCHCH monitors legislation impacting #homecare and #hospice and represents our #members at stakeholder meetings so their needs are understood, protected, and supported. https://t.co/7NTp1Bzaoc. #VoiceOfHealthCareAtHome

Ohio is part of the Review Choice Demonstration. RCD workshops are scheduled in Cleveland, Columbus, & Cincinnati in November. #OCHCH members can stay up-to-date on RCD news by reading the Bulletin. https://t.co/QhwLgbEUCf

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The provider membership directory is a comprehensive listing of OCHCH members who offer home care and hospice services. Search for agencies based on location and services offered.

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