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Upcoming Events

    • Sunday, January 01, 2023
    • Sunday, December 31, 2023

    Digital Advertising

    Stay in front of practice leaders & potential clients with an advertisement in our bi-monthly e-newsletter!

    MNCHA membership includes over 80 companies, with more than 70% in the home health or private duty sector. This sector includes over 460 owners, decision-makers, clinicians, and staff. The remainder of our membership includes DME businesses and Industry Partners and Suppliers. MNCHA’s total subscriber network is comprised of more than 2,000 contacts!

    Click HERE to read our full sponsorship spec sheet!

    • Tuesday, January 03, 2023
    • Friday, December 22, 2023
    • 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 submit a career placement for $69 per listing; for nonmembers, the fee per listing is $99. Payment must be received in full before we post a career placement to Career Center.

    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.

    • Wednesday, September 27, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Webinar

    Mobile Technology in Home Healthcare

    T-mobile will provide an overview of mobile technologies that are used in the healthcare industry, with direct application to the home health environment and home & community-based settings. Also, we will briefly explain our overall network and support structure that can enhance your agency's operations and efficiency. We look forward to open discussion and questions.

    Featured Speaker

    Rob Ballard

    With 23 years in the mobile technology industry, Rob has become an expert in assisting clients with their needs. He has helped customers within healthcare, federal government, state and local government, and small business to achieve their technology goals and drive capability and efficiency into their operations.

    • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
    • Thursday, October 19, 2023
    • 4 sessions
    • Webinar

    The Land of 10,000 Codes: A 4-Part ICD-10-CM Coding Knowledge, Update, and Refresher Course 

    Presented Via Zoom

    Tuesday, October 10, 2023 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


    This course will take the home health coder through scenarios and knowledge updates for all of the chapters related to home health ICD-10-CM coding. The course will also include a brief overview of PDGM and how the HIPPS code is obtained to better understand payment methodology in home health.


    1. Describe ICD-10-CM coding changes taking effect October 1st, 2023.
    2. Cite examples of ICD-10 diagnosis codes that fall into the primary clinical grouping that best reflects the agency focus of care for each 30-day benefit period.
    3. Identify key ICD-10 Coding strategies to capture low/high comorbidity adjustments to garner proper reimbursement.
    4. Identify challenging aspects of intermediate coding scenarios and steps to correctly identify and sequence these properly.

    To learn more about the series webinar, please click the link below.

    Event Details

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2023
    • 12:00 PM
    • Webinar

    This session will detail the OASIS items utilized in the HHVBP measures in the last 2 years of the demonstration. In addition, we will analyze how the HHVBP model affects outcomes for everyone.

    • Identify the functional M1800 items included in the Composite Mobility Measures & calculations.
    • Evaluate the best clinical practices for getting the best outcomes.
    • Review specifics regarding clinicians completing the OASIS Items included in HHVBP

    Featured Speaker

    Melinda A. Gaboury, COS-C

    Chief Executive Officer

    Melinda A. Gaboury is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS). Melinda Gaboury and Mark Cannon founded the company in April 2001 to provide financial, reimbursement, billing, operational and clinical consulting to the home care and hospice industries.

    Melinda A. Gaboury, with more than 30 years in home care, has over 22 years of executive speaking and educating experience, including extensive day-to-day interaction with home care and hospice professionals. She routinely conducts Home Care and Hospice Reimbursement Workshops and speaks at state association meetings throughout the country. Melinda has profound experience in Medicare PDGM training, billing, collections, case-mix calculations, chart reviews and due diligence. UPIC, RA, ADR & TPE appeals with all Medicare MACs have become the forefront of Melinda's current impact on the industry. She is currently serving as Chair of NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and serves on the Board of Directors for both the Home Care Association of Florida and the Tennessee Association for Home Care. Melinda is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-E and Home Health Billing Answers, 2023.

    To learn more about the event please use the link below.

    Event Information

    Nursing Contact Hours (CEs) will be awarded.

      • Tuesday, November 07, 2023
      • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Virtual Meeting

      Home Health Agency Member Meeting

      The Home Health Agency committee meets quarterly to discuss issues, operations, and compliance specific to Medicare-certified Home Health Agencies. Please email chouck@mncha.org with any requested meeting agenda topics in advance of this scheduled meeting.

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

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

      • Tuesday, November 14, 2023
      • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Zoom Webinar

      This survey preparation session will cover a review of the process for an initial Medicare home health certification and recertification survey. It will discuss pre-survey preparation, and the on-site survey and post survey processes.


      • Review the CMS Home Health participation requirements.
      • Learn how to prepare your agency for a home health survey.
      • Define standard vs condition-level deficiencies.
      • Establish expectations for the on-site and post survey processes.

      Featured Speaker

      Becky Tolson, RN, BS

      Clinical Compliance Educator, Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

      Becky Tolson is a Registered Nurse serving as a Clinical Compliance Educator at Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). She participates in the development and training of skilled, non-skilled and specialty seminars for accreditation preparation. She has a background in healthcare consulting for home health and home care agencies across the country. Her experience consists in both the clinical field and the administrative aspect of agencies. She hold a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration including management and marketing. She's been involved in the formation of agency policies and procedures as well as marketing materials and strategies to include website development, agency brochures, and patient education.

      To learn more about the event, please click the link below.

      Event Information

      Nursing Contact Hours (CEs) will be awarded.

    Past Events

    Thursday, September 21, 2023 MNCHA Private Duty & Personal Care Member Meeting
    Thursday, September 14, 2023 MNCHA Fall Symposium
    Tuesday, September 12, 2023 MNCHA Home Health Agency Member Meeting
    Wednesday, August 23, 2023 Home Health Value Based Purchasing Expansion
    Wednesday, June 07, 2023 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, June 06, 2023 Maximizing the Employee Retention Credit for Homecare Professionals
    Thursday, May 11, 2023 Annual Conference
    Monday, April 03, 2023 MNCHA Weekly Legislative Committee Meetings
    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, March 07, 2023 Home Health Administrator’s Webinar Series for Reform Success
    Tuesday, March 07, 2023 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
    Wednesday, March 01, 2023 2023 Corporate Sponsorship
    Thursday, February 02, 2023 MNCHA Legislative Advocacy Day
    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Workforce Issues Facing Direct Care in Baltimore City
    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 The Truth About Home Care Hiring: Data Is The Key
    Wednesday, November 09, 2022 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, November 08, 2022 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
    Wednesday, November 02, 2022 It's That Time Again: New, Revised, & Deleted ICD-10 Codes
    Tuesday, November 01, 2022 Organizational Culture & Workforce Development Symposium
    Thursday, October 06, 2022 Private Duty Member Meeting-- DC Board of Nursing Emergency Rulemaking
    Thursday, October 06, 2022 Navigating the Changing Healthcare Environment
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Better Your HH VBP Total Performance Score
    Thursday, September 22, 2022 Networking Happy Hour-- Sponsored by Vitable
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
    Wednesday, September 07, 2022 Home Care Tech Expo
    Tuesday, August 16, 2022 In-person 2-Day OASIS-E Training Workshop with COS-C Exam Option
    Wednesday, August 10, 2022 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Thursday, June 30, 2022 Palliative Care Education for Home Health Care Providers
    Wednesday, June 22, 2022 VGM Government's DME Roadshow
    Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Home Health Operations Certification
    Thursday, June 09, 2022 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Primary Care Brought Directly to You
    Wednesday, May 11, 2022 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, May 03, 2022 Annual Meeting 2022
    Tuesday, May 03, 2022 Sponsor the 2022 Annual Meeting
    Tuesday, April 05, 2022 MNCHA Weekly Legislative Calls
    Wednesday, March 09, 2022 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
    Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Payroll, Recruitment and Retention
    Wednesday, February 16, 2022 MNCHA Private Duty Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, February 15, 2022 MNCHA DME Committee Meeting
    Thursday, February 03, 2022 COVID-19 OSHA Webinar
    Saturday, January 01, 2022 Career Placement
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021 The Direct Care Workforce in Maryland
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021 What Coders Need to Understand
    Tuesday, November 30, 2021 CMS and OSHA ETS Rule
    Thursday, November 18, 2021 2021 MNCHA Virtual Awards Ceremony
    Thursday, November 18, 2021 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
    Tuesday, November 16, 2021 MNCHA HHA Member Meeting
    Thursday, November 04, 2021 Overcome Obstacles to HIPAA Compliance & Protect ePHI
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Tuesday, October 26, 2021 A Special Introduction to bttn-- MNCHA's Newest Vendor Partner
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021 MNCHA Annual Membership Meeting
    Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Labor Trends: The Latest in Recruitment & Retention
    Thursday, August 26, 2021 MNCHA DME Member Meeting
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Clarifying OSHA Guidelines for Homecare Workers
    Tuesday, August 03, 2021 MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting
    Thursday, July 08, 2021 The State of Home Care In Maryland in 2021
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021 DME Conference 2021
    Thursday, June 17, 2021 Assessing & Addressing Mental Health Needs of Older Adults
    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
    Friday, January 01, 2021 Career Placement
    Friday, January 01, 2021 Advertising - Emails and Website

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