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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

  • Ohio Medicaid Recipients in Danger of Losing Home Health Services

    Ohio Medicaid Recipients in Danger of Losing Home Health Services Poor Reimbursement Rates Could Mean Loss of Important Services to Vulnerable Ohioans Ohio’s Medicaid population is at serious risk of losing vital home health services unless the state legislature increases reimbursement rates because state plan home health services are being reimbursed at 1998 levels. Patient […]

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  • Help Medicaid

    Help us to save Home Health Care in a vital time. Contact your Ohio State Senator by texting “HHRates” to 52886. See the video below:

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Upcoming Events

The purpose of this workshop is to give attendees an up-to-date overview of the operations of a Medicare/Medicaid certified hospice. The participants will gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoP), describe Medicare certification and licensure, define hospice core services, levels of care, plans of care, notice of election, revocation, discharge and transfer. A brief overview of the billing process for Medicare and Medicaid and the basic elements of cost reporting will also be provided. This workshop provides contact hours to RNs and LPNs .

OCHCH Center for Excellence
1105 Schrock Rd, suite 140
Columbus, OH 43229
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Join OCHCH Regulatory Affairs Director Beth Foster, Hospice Regulatory Director Kathy Royer, and other home care and hospice leaders on July 18th from 11:30 am until 2 pm at the Portsmouth Public Library for an important update on regulations impacting the home care and hospice industry. This is a free event, and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Questions? Contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434. Register online or fax this form to (614) 899-0192.
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Join OCHCH Policy & Advocacy Director Alexandra Weingarth and other home care and hospice leaders on July 18th from 4 to 6 pm for our After Hours networking event at Amato's Wood Fired Pizza located at 668 N. Sandusky St in Mount Vernon.  At this Let’s Act Series event, we’ll discuss how exactly do we get Medicaid rate increases. We’ll look at opportunities to improve reimbursement and strategies for lowering the regulatory burden. This is a FREE event, and appetizers and beverages will be provided. If you have questions, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434. Register online at www.ochch.org or fax this form to 614-899-0192.
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"The proposed Medicare reimbursement rate hikes for some levels of hospice care is a positive move... but they also voiced concerns regarding how those rates are calculated as well as the potential for increased regulatory scrutiny..."

"For home health patients who are at risk for malnutrition, a heightened focus on diet and nourishment care can make all difference when it comes to keeping them out of the hospital and saving millions of dollars in health care costs"
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Join OCHCH Beth Foster and Kathy Royer, and other home care and hospice leaders on July 18th from 11:30 am until 2 pm at the Portsmouth Public Library for an update on regulations for the #homecare and #hospice industry.

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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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