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

Home Health Aide Week - November

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

October 11 | Columbus, OH

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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More Than 90 Attended EVV Summit

Learn about 3 changes to the rule and view a video from the event

On December 6, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) joined OCHCH for the EVV Summit, sponsored by Alora Healthcare, Brightree, CellTrak, and Sandata. More than 90 OCHCH members gathered to learn more about the implementation of the electronic visit verification system going into effect on January 8, 2018. Click Here to watch the event in segments on […]

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More Than 80 Attend EVV Rules Public Hearing on November 17

Thank you to all who attended and testified!

On November 17, more than 80 people attended and 16 people testified at the public hearing to voice their concerns about high administrative costs, the potential negative impact on quality care, and the need for more flexibility for providers. To read OCHCH Executive Director Joe Russell’s testimony click here. Our hope is that the strong turnout demonstrates to […]

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Presenting the 2017 Outstanding Individuals in Home Care & Hospice

Award Winners

The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH) presented the Outstanding Individuals in Home Care and Hospice Awards at its annual conference in Columbus on September 20, 2017. The awards recognize individuals and volunteers for the exemplary service and care they provide. Craig Smith, Esq. was presented with the Dorothy Royce Award. The award is […]

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