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Welcome to the Political
Action Committee

The OCHCH-PAC is an important part of the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice’s advocacy program. The OCHCH-PAC ensures the home care and hospice industry supports efforts to elect and keep our champion policymakers in office. Our champions act as the cornerstones to advance policy that helps our industry and stop policy that inversely impacts our day-to-day practices. OCHCH offers a myriad of opportunities to participate in the OCHCH-PAC.

News and Advocacy

2018 Election Results

On November 6, voters across the country made their way to the polls to exercise their civic duty. Since public policy can impact our lives at all levels of government, voting is important and elections have consequences. Within state government, Republicans maintained control of both chambers in the General Assembly and every non-judicial statewide office. Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine will be Ohio’s next governor. His victory will likely result in less hectic end-of-year legislative work in the Ohio General…

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Grassroots Advocacy Drives Success

by Andrew Yogmour, OCHCH Policy & Advocacy Director Should I get involved in advocacy?  Do elected officials actually care what I have to say?  Aren’t there people being paid to advocate on my behalf? The answer to all of these questions is, “Yes!” After spending about seven years working in the Ohio House of Representatives, the importance of grassroots advocacy cannot be stressed enough in words. You might be asking yourself, “What’s grassroots advocacy?”  Grassroots advocacy involves advocating for or…

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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 compliance with EVV implementation requirements. The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has already indicated it’s not planning to move the current timeline. As such, it’s critical…

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Recent News

  • 2018 Election Results

    On November 6, voters across the country made their way to the polls to exercise their civic duty. Since public policy can impact our lives at all levels of government, voting is important and elections have consequences. Within state government, Republicans maintained control of both chambers in the General Assembly and every non-judicial statewide office. Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine will be Ohio’s next governor. His victory will likely result in less hectic end-of-year legislative work in the Ohio General…

    Learn More
  • Grassroots Advocacy Drives Success

    by Andrew Yogmour, OCHCH Policy & Advocacy Director Should I get involved in advocacy?  Do elected officials actually care what I have to say?  Aren’t there people being paid to advocate on my behalf? The answer to all of these questions is, “Yes!” After spending about seven years working in the Ohio House of Representatives, the importance of grassroots advocacy cannot be stressed enough in words. You might be asking yourself, “What’s grassroots advocacy?”  Grassroots advocacy involves advocating for or…

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For #healthliteracymonth we're reflecting on our work w/ @MCADAMHS developing Ask For Alternatives, a prevention #campaign to educate the public on the risks of opioids and promote alternative solutions to pain management. See the campaign at http://askforalternatives.com #PublicHealth

Origo is excited to be participating in the @CSCArts Digital Agency Hop this evening. Register to learn more about our team, process, mission, and the WHY behind we do what we do. #DoCreativeThings https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlde6vpz8vH9eQtHJ2NMReVxyBayCZYUUr?fbclid=IwAR3BXKxCEdazxUvyLa3PzRJ5O5gX8x7yMFmhS2J10MDFL9KSLhDRXsDcHaQ

An electrifying shoot this week in Troy, Ohio. We were excited to “spark" some new creativity into our upcoming workforce campaign for @ohiojfs. More to come soon! #OhioMeansJobs #ApprenticeOhio

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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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