The Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association (MNCHA) is the only trade association for the home care sector in Maryland. It represents both non-profit and for-profit health care in Maryland and DC including:

  • Medicare-certified home health agencies,
  • Private duty agencies and registries,
  • Home medical equipment businesses, and related businesses that provide services to providers listed above, and
  • Individuals with a vested interest in the homecare community.

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Special Announcements:

MNCHA's Pharmacy Bill Passes in the Legislature

Click here to view the press release.

ICD-10 Implementation Postponed to 2015

ICD-10 has been postponed to October 2015. As a result, MNCHA's ICD-10 trainings are being adjusted. Our April 2014 training is being moved to November 2014. Our June 2014 training is being moved to Spring 2015. Check the event list for updated information and registration: www.mncha.org/event-list.

Don't Miss the MNCHA / LifeSpan/Delmarva Foundation Leadership Summit May 20, 2014

This annual event attracts leaders from the home care, long-term care, and acute care sectors of health care in Maryland and D.C. This event is not to be missed - register today: Click Here for Info

MNCHA's Pharmacy Licensure Exclusion Bill for DME is in the General Assembly!

MNCHA's bill to end the pharmacy licensure requirement for DME providers is now in the General Assembly. Senate Bill 852 and House Bill 1029 are available on our Legislative Action Page. Contact your legislators TODAY to support these two bills!

Funding cuts will impact home-health care

Home-health providers are bracing for millions in additional reimbursement cuts from Medicare. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on June 27 issued a proposed rule to decrease payments to home-health agencies for 2014 by 1.5 percent or $290 million. Read more in an article from the Buffalo Business Journal.

Press Release: More Than 100 Winning Medicare Bidders in MD Don't Have Proper Licenses To Provide Medical Equipment to Patients

Read this joint press release from MNCHA and AA Homecare here.

Important Letter from MNCHA to HME Community

We have been in a flurry of activity here at MNCHA fighting two fronts - the Maryland Board of Pharmacy Licensure for DME and Medicare's DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2. We have a number of updates that are critical to the future of your business that we need to share with you. Read the letter here (PDF).

HME Compliance Connection Webinar Series

Visit the Event List for 2014 dates. For information about registering, click here.


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