Covid-19 Resource Center

This is where we will be posting all of the Covid-19 Resources as we receive them! Updates will be daily Breaking News: CMS to release $100B in emergency Funds MAJOR CHANGES TO HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE  DURING COVID-19!! (LINK) Resources: (Updated Frequently) CDC - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html CMS - Coronavirus https://www.cms.gov/medicare/quality-safety-oversight-general-information/coronavirus ODH - [...] Read More

CMS plans to begin the release of $100B of the emergency funds starting 4/10

CMS plans to begin the release of $30B of the emergency funds starting today. Here is the framework. Both home health agencies and hospices will receive payments. The exact timing as to the distribution is not known at this point. Although some entities should receive electronic payments as early as today. CARES Act Provider Relief [...] Read More

A Word of Encouragement to Our Members

  Transcript: Hi everyone, this is Joe Russell, the executive director for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice with a message of hope and encouragement for all our members. We know that under normal circumstances our members are some of the most dedicated professionals, striving to provide the best and highest quality of [...] Read More

BREAKING NEWS** MAJOR CHANGES TO HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE DURING COVID-19

  Home health & Hospice Staff Exempt from Family First Coronavirus Act Labor Requirements: Over the weekend the U.S. Department of Labor added a clarifying statement to exempt health care workers from FMLA.  The definition: “a health care provider is anyone employed at any doctor’s office, hospital, health care center, clinic, post-secondary educational institution offering [...] Read More

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice Partners with Children’s Hunger Alliance to Feed Children in Columbus

Columbus— 03/26/20 — Today, The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice announced a partnership with the Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide food around central Ohio to children that are home due to the Corona virus closing down schools. The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice has offered its classroom and meeting spaces as a [...] Read More