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Upcoming Events

    • Friday, January 01, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Friday, December 31, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association

    Are you looking to fill a vacancy?

    The Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association offers Career Placement to connect you with your new hire. MNCHA members can post a career placement for $69 per posting; the nonmember fee is $99 per career placement. Payment must be received, in full, before we post a career placement to this website.

    Simply register and pay for the career placement online. Then, send the career placement to Info@mncha.org in an email or as an email attachment. An attached file must be an original file [IE: Microsoft Word]. The career placement will remain online for 30-days, but can be renewed for an additional 30-days at the same rate.

    • Friday, January 01, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Saturday, January 01, 2022
    • (EST)

    Promote your business to our homecare community!

    Website Listings

    A website listing includes a high-res company logo, 50-word company description and link to sponsor’s website. Please email your company logo and 50-word description to info@mncha.org.

    Daily Email Sponsorship

    MNCHA has been producing daily emails for the Homecare Industry since the start of the pandemic. These emails are sent to our entire database every weekday with pertinent resources and information to help the Homecare Industry. Sponsorship of the daily email would include a banner advertisement [600 px X 125 px] and any resources you would like to share (active links are allowed; total of less than 200 words). If you are interested in sponsoring a daily email or would like to see a sample of a sponsored daily email, please contact us at info@mncha.org.

    e-Newsletter Advertisements

    The MNCHA e-Newsletter is published quarterly – January, April, July, and October. Advertisements are due by the 15th of the month prior to publication. Please email the appropriately sized advertisement in PNG or PDF format to info@mncha.org.

    • Thursday, June 17, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar

    Living Independently & Supporting Their In-Home Caregivers During COVID

    This FREE train the trainer webinar will provide information and resources to enable direct caregivers to recognize and screen for signs and symptoms of common psychiatric (anxiety, depression, psychosis) and cognitive issues (mild cognitive impairment, dementia, delirium) presented by older adults living independently.  Also discussed will be the steps and process for accessing additional supports and interventions to proactively address these medical and mental health needs.  Finally, participants will learn strategies and resources to assist in-home direct caregivers in managing their stress and grief secondary to the COVID pandemic crisis.

    About the Speaker

    Jodi L. French, Psy.D. is a neuropsychologist and currently provides mental health services to residents living in long-term care neighborhoods as well as managing a private practice, Chesapeake Behavioral Health LLC.  She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Virginia Consortium for Clinical Psychology in 1991.  She completed a major rotation in gero-neuropsychology during her predoctoral internship at the Perry Point VAMC, which she completed in 1990.  Dr. French also completed a two-year postdoctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology at the Fielding University in 1998.  In addition, she worked as a consultant psychologist to community nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Virginia and Florida from 1995 to 1998.  Since then, Dr. French has provided outpatient mental health services to aging adults and their families and caregivers in a private practice setting.  In addition, she has been working full-time providing mental health services to residents of long-term care facilities since 2008. 

    This webinar if free and open to all but registration
    is required in order to receive the log-in information.

    • Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    Join MNCHA for this important meeting with staff from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Maryland Department of Health & the VGM Group. Hear updates that effect DME providers & our all homecare businesses!

    About the Speakers

    From CMS

    Patrick Hamilton
    Special Assistant, CMS Philadelphia Regional Administrator
    Tangita Daramola
    CMS Competitive Acquisition Ombudsman: Overview of the role of the CAO
    Sharon Graham
    CMS Philadelphia Regional Administrator: Overview of the Office of Program Operations and Local Engagement
    Stella Mandl
    Deputy Director of the CMS Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics: Overview of OBRHI and other burden reduction topics

    From Maryland Department of Health

    Marlana Hutchinson
    Maryland Medicaid, Office of Long Term Services & Supports

    VGM Group

    John Gallagher
    Vice President, Government Relations
    Craig Douglass
    Vice President, Payer and Membership Relations
    Ronda Burmester
    Sr. Director, Payer Relations & Reimbursement

    This conference will be presented virtually to allow for a diversity of speakers and to allow you to attend from the comfort of your office. 

    The program will be recorded and the recording will be provided to all that register. 


    • MNCHA Members// $30
    • Non-members// $50

    Sponsorships Available

    $500 -- Sponsor logo included in marketing emails, webinar presentations, and  recordings and live shout-out during webinars (for both webinars in the series). Click here to register as a sponsor!

    • Thursday, July 08, 2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Webinar
    With the release of the 2021 Home Care Benchmarking Study, we can finally see how COVID-19 impacted every faucet of our home care businesses.

    Join Darin Ellsworth, Senior Account Manager at Home Care Pulse as he highlights findings from this year’s Benchmarking Study that illustrate the real and surprising shifts the pandemic brought to our home care in Maryland.

    In this webinar we’ll discover:

    •     How the shift in demand for home care services has evolved
    •     Ongoing trends with caregiver turnover
    •     Which marketing sources are bringing in sustainable revenue streams from new clients
    •     What the next 1-3 years look like for home care from the perspective of individual MD agency owners

    About the Speaker

    DarinEllsworth brings a unique perspective to Home Care Pulse. From his experience as a Marketer for a Home Health agency to his experience as a Senior Account Executive for a world-renowned Experience Data company that works with Fortune 500 Companies – he’s resourceful, adaptable and in it to solve problems.

    At Home Care Pulse, Darin helps align agency owners with programs that help them flourish in an ever-changing, competitive industry. Outside of the office, you can find Darin enjoying time with his family or attending almost any sporting event.

    This program is free but registration is required to receive the log-in information.

    • Tuesday, August 03, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual Meeting

    MNCHA Private Duty 
    Member Meeting

    Please join members of the MNCHA Private Duty community to discuss the recent challenges facing your businesses and how you are trying to meet tackle them.

    PD Members: If you have specific items you would like to discuss, please email dseek@mncha.org with items for the agenda.

    This Committee Meeting is free and open to any
    MNCHA member working in the PD community. 

    Participation in the meeting is free but registration is required
    so that you can receive the meeting login information.

    • Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

    Join 100 homecare leaders at our signature event of the year!

    This one-day event will provide you with a captive audience and the ability to cultivate and enhance business relationships with decision-makers.

    Not only will you be able to build brand awareness, but you will also generate leads at our annual in-person meeting.

    We offer numerous opportunities for you to showcase your product/service and target your ideal customer. From exhibit booths to receptions, and educational sessions to meals, this is your opportunity to engage this audience. Even if you can't attend in-person, consider buying an advertisement in the conference program guide.

    Join us at the Turf Valley Resort where you can interact with our members, enjoy educational sessions, and network! If you would like to see a map layout of the venue, please let us know.

    Email info@mncha.org or call 410.527.0780 to register.

    Annual Meeting Sponsors

    On-site Sponsorship Options Include...

    • Standard Exhibit Booth
    • Premium Exhibit Booth [Premium Booth Location & 2 company representatives]
    • Breakfast Sponsor
    • Lunch Sponsor
    • Morning Refresher
    • Afternoon Refresher
    • Welcome Reception / VIP Dinner
    • Lanyards [Register by September 15}
    • Tote Bags [Register by September 15}

    Advertising Sponsorship Options Include...

    • Program Guide Advertisement
    • Program Guide Advertisement - Inside Front Cover
    • Program Guide Advertisement - Inside Back Cover
    • Program Guide Advertisement - Back Cover
    • Program Guide Advertisement - First Page

    Download sponsor spec sheet here!

    Please Note: Sponsorship inclusions (company logo, 50-word company description, and/or program advertisement) are due on September 15, 2021.

    • Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Rd. Ellicott City, MD, 21042
    Join homecare industry leaders and practitioners from throughout the Maryland-D.C. region at the Turf Valley Resort for the Annual Meeting of the Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association.

    The Power of Resilience Challenge, change, and chaos has become the order of the day in our personal and professional lives. So how can you meet them head on and bounce back better and stronger rather than being overwhelmed? Donna will show you how to foster strategies to respond positively to change, adversity and stress while developing a sense of mastery, confidence, and personal power. Learn to turn challenges that threaten to knock us to the ground into the building blocks we need to become more successful, more joyful, and ultimately, more alive.

    Meet the Keynote Speaker

    Donna Cardillo, RN, CSP, FAAN is known as The Inspiration Nurse.  She is a powerhouse of energy, wisdom, and humor who has been referred to as a positive force of nature who lights a path for others to follow. She is the original “Dear Donna” columnist at Nurse.com. Her accomplished career combines over 25 years of clinical, managerial, and business experience, not to mention her stint as a professional singer. Donna is author of four books including the award-winning Falling Together: How to Find Balance, Joy, and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to be Falling Apart. She is a life-long Jersey Girl with attitude and chutzpah to spare!

    Confirmed Speakers 

    Bill Dombi, Esq., is the CEO for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice and specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of patients and providers of home health and hospice care. With over 37 years of experience in health care law and policy, Bill has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975, including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, the institution on Medicare PPS for home health in 2000, and the national health care reform legislation in 2010. Dombi was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, challenges to HMO home care cutbacks for high-tech home care patients, lawsuits against Medicaid programs for inadequate payment rates, a nationwide class action against then-HCFA for its failure to enforce the federal HMO Act, litigation directed against the "Interim Payment System" for the Medicare home health benefit, and a lawsuit addressing the so-called Medicare “case mix creep adjustments” in 2008-2010. 

    Registration Fees

    Early MNCHA Members-Only Special-- Through June 30 ONLY!

    • MNCHA Member ONLY - $230

    Standard Rates (Valid from July 1)

    • Member - $269
    • Non-Member - $299

    Turf Valley Resort

    The beauty and serenity of Central Maryland beckons you to relax at the scenic resort, located in the Baltimore-Washington region. Surrounded by 1,000 acres and immaculate fairways, the alluring golf resort exudes a quiet charm and an inviting ambiance for events, vacations, retreats and family getaways. Play championship golf, rejuvenate at the luxurious spa, relax by the outdoor pool, and savor the local flavors at the American Fusion restaurant. As Maryland's premier golf resort, spa and conference center, Turf Valley is an ideal destination for corporate meetings, team building, golf tournaments and romantic weddings. Stay, meet, play and relax at Turf Valley Resort, your everyday getaway in beautiful Ellicott City, MD.

    Parking is free at Turf Valley Resort.


    Annual Meeting attendees can make overnight reservations at Turf Valley by calling the resort directly bydialing 410-465-1500 or 1-888-833-8873. Or if guests prefer they can make reservation online at turfvalley.com/reservations and use group code 28B2BO.

    Annual Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities

    Cultivate and enhance your business relationships with homecare decision makers! This one-day exhibit event will provide you with face-to-face interactions and brand awareness with a dynamic group of leaders.

    Call 410-527-0780 for sponsorship information!

Past Events

Tuesday, June 08, 2021 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Home Health Educational Seminar
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Caregiver Incentives and Retention using Care Heroes
Monday, May 03, 2021 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Legislative Wrap-Up Session
Thursday, April 01, 2021 Employment Insurance & the COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Long-Term Care Planning Beyond Insurance
Thursday, March 25, 2021 Virtual Leadership Summit
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Thursday, February 18, 2021 Tempus Labs COVID-19 Testing Information Session
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
Thursday, December 03, 2020 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Thursday, November 19, 2020 HIPAA-- A Need for Cybersecurity in Healthcare
Thursday, November 19, 2020 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 MNCHA PD Member Meeting
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 MNCHA Annual Meeting 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Sponsorship of the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 The State of Home Care in Maryland
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 MNCHA DME Member Meeting-- Now Open to All!
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Tuesday, June 02, 2020 Medicare Home Health Reimbursement: PDGM & Beyond
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 The PDGM National Summits
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 FREE Homecare, HIPAA and Security Webinar
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Thursday, February 20, 2020 MNCHA Home Care Boardroom with Home Care Pulse: Tackling Caregiver Turnover with Data
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 MNCHA Board Meeting and Luncheon
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Legislative Day - Legislative Appointments
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Legislative Day 2020
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 Active Shooter Response Training
Wednesday, January 01, 2020 Career Placement
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
Monday, November 25, 2019 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Home Health Orders for Nurse Practitioners under the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Home Health Orders for Nurse Practitioners under the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Home Health Orders for Nurse Practitioners under the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model
Friday, November 01, 2019 Advertising - e-Newsletter and Website
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 PDGM Training Seminar
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Annual Meeting 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Sponsorship of the 2019 Annual Meeting
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2019 Annual Meeting Board and Sponsor Dinner
Thursday, September 19, 2019 Dementia- Best Practices for Improving the Quality of Life of Dementia Patients
Thursday, September 12, 2019 The PDGM National Summits Webinar Series
Monday, September 09, 2019 2019 Public Policy Summit & Advocacy Day
Thursday, September 05, 2019 CMS Hospice FY2020 Final Rule
Thursday, August 29, 2019 Cardiovascular Disease: From A Fib to MI
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Networking Event
Thursday, August 08, 2019 PDGM Beyond the Basics: Clinical Impact Part II
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Maintaining Skin Integrity in the Senior Population
Thursday, July 18, 2019 PDGM: Developing a Plan for Success
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Clinical and Home Health Aide: Helping Your Patient Breathe Easier
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 MNCHA Private Duty Homecare Committee Meeting
Monday, June 24, 2019 Leadership Summit
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 MNCHA HHA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Disaster Preparedness 2019 New Interpretive Guidelines
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 PDGM and the Role of the Clinical Manager: Do You Really Know How to Manage?
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Perspectives on True Palliative Care
Monday, June 10, 2019 Preparing for PDGM: Beyond the Basics: Clinical Impact
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 DME Legislative & Regulatory Conference
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 OASIS D Training and Certification
Thursday, March 14, 2019 Hospice Documentation Across the Levels of Care
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Legislative Day - Legislative Appointments
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Legislative Day
Saturday, March 09, 2019 Rehabilitation CEU Conference
Thursday, February 14, 2019 A Grass Roots Home Care Advocacy Event
Friday, September 21, 2018 Total Cost of Care – Partnering with Value and Quality
Sunday, January 01, 2017 Career Placement

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