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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

  • OCHCH Led EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group Holds First Webinar

    (above: OCHCH Executive Director, Joe Russell leads the webinar.) On Friday, August 24, OCHCH hosted a webinar, EVV Basics, as part of its efforts with the recently formed EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group. Led by OCHCH, the EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group is a coalition of providers and stakeholders, including other associations and state agencies, that was formed to […]

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  • Ohio EVV Timeline Remains Unchanged

    Recently, President Trump signed H.R. 6042 into law, extending the deadline for states to comply with the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) mandate by one year from January 1, 2019 to January 1, 2020. The bill does not require states to delay implementation of EVV but delays the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) reduction for states that do not come into […]

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Upcoming Events

Specifically created for organizations seeking accreditation for the first time or those experienced in the accreditation process, this workshop provides an in-depth look at pre-survey preparation, key steps to having a successful on-site survey, and how to complete important post-survey components.
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The Interpretive Guidelines have now been completed and the "Advanced Copy" of the final document is available. The Interpretive Guidelines will be incorporated into the State Operation's Manual (SOM) as Part II of Appendix B.
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This webinar will review the Targeted Probe & Educate audit process. Learn how to respond to these record requests as well as the subsequent audit findings. The timeliness for responses and the recoupment process will be defined. This session will describe likely risks for hospices and how to monitor those risks, including analyzing PEPPER reports. Lastly, attendees will receive a checklist of required documentation and a checklist of things to review in the chart before submitting.
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On Sept. 20, Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH, served on the panel for @VNAOhio's 4th Annual Forum, Healthcare Reform Models & Impact on Post-Acute Providers. #OCHCH #Quality #ImproveLives #HomeCare #Hospice

#OCHCHconference is underway! Thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees for making this a great event! #homecare #hospice

Join us for our Annual Conference & Tradeshow on September 11 & 12 as we unveil a new chapter for OCHCH. The conference serves as an invaluable #networking and #educational opportunity for #homecare and #hospice professionals. Reserve your seat at https://t.co/Nar9CbS3Yr.

Provider Search

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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