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Upcoming Events

    • Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    • Thursday, December 31, 2020
    • 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.

    Notice of the career placement will be sent to everyone in our database.

    • Friday, November 01, 2019
    • Thursday, December 31, 2020

    Promote your business to our homecare community!

    Promote your brand with a corporate listing on our website or by purchasing an advertisement in our quarterly e-Newsletter.

    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.

    Website Listings

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

    • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    • Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    • 7 sessions
    • Conference Call

    MNCHA Weekly Legislative Review Call

    About the Event

    This weekly call - free for all MNCHA members - takes place during the session of Maryland's General Assembly. All MNCHA members are encouraged to participate. In each call, we will review the list of bills MNCHA is tracking and determine any necessary action.

    The conference call number and pass code will be distributed to in your registration confirmation and reminder email. Materials for each call will be available on MNCHA's Legislative & Advocacy Center webpage.

    • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Bay View Homecare, Inc. 4404 Fitch Ave. Baltimore, MD 21236

    MNCHA DME Member Meeting

    The DME committee meets quarterly to discuss issues specific to the DME/HME industry. The agenda is set by the participants.  Topics such as Medicaid, pre-authorization and competitive bidding are routinely discussed. Please join us!

    This Committee Meeting is free and encouraged but not required. 
    We hope that
    any MNCHA member working in the DME community will join us!

    Call-In Information: 515-604-9094, ID #791512913

    • Thursday, February 20, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar

    MNCHA is kicking off our new partnership with Home Care Pulse by co-hosting a state webinar! Join Home Care Pulse retention expert, Darin Ellsworth and 3 local agency owners as they dive into caregiver turnover in Maryland and the Northeast region.

    On this webinar, you’ll learn
    •    How to calculate your agency’s turnover
    •    Which retention/turnover data points you should be tracking
    •    What other local agency owners are doing to combat turnover

    About the Speaker

    Darin Ellsworth 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 Dain enjoying time with his family or attending most any sporting event.

    This webinar is free but registration is required.  Registrants will receive the login information for the event upon registration.

    • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Conference Call

    MNCHA HHA Member Meeting

    The HHA committee meets quarterly to discuss issues specific to the HHA industry. The agenda is set by the participants.   Please join us!

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

    Call-In Information: 515-604-9094, ID #791512913.

    We request that you RSVP for the meeting
    but hope that you will join us even if you have not replied. 

    • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Family Choice Healthcare, 4425 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, MD 20706

    MNCHA Private Duty Member Meeting

    The Private Duty committee meets quarterly to discuss issues specific to the Private Duty sector. The agenda is set by the participants.  Please join us!

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

    Call-In Information: 515-604-9094, ID #791512913#

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

    We request that you RSVP for the meeting
    but hope that you will join us even if you have not replied. 

    • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia, MD 21045

    Patients with Heart Disease in Home Health Settings:
    From Vital Signs to Exercise Therapy

    Course Description

    Course content is delivered via lecture, video, and role play. In addition, several case studies are provided throughout the lectures. The intent is to leave attendees with an enhanced understanding of the unique issues presented by patients with heart disease in home health settings. All content begins with an introduction and review of basic concepts. This subsequently crescendos into specific treatment and rehabilitation strategies tailored for home health therapists. A short post-test will be given at the end of the course.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this conference, attendees will be able to:

    •    Describe developing technologies potentially impacting rehabilitation at home;

    •    Summarize several pinnacle events influencing cardiac rehabilitation theory and practice;

    •    List recent heart disease incidence trends in America;

    •    Identify the major structures of the human heart and describe their function;

    •    Identify factors complicating the treatment of cardiac patients in home health settings;

    •    Review the common mistakes made in obtaining and documenting vital signs;

    •    Describe select medical and surgical approaches used in the treatment of coronary heart disease (CHD);

    •    Describe select medical and surgical approaches used in the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF);

    •    Recognize the difference in presentation among patients with dissimilar angina pectoris types;

    •    Provide the names and actions of commonly used cardiac medications;

    •    Discuss the rationale for promoting sternal precautions post coronary artery bypass surgery

    •    Describe the primary elements of a safe home exercise prescription for this high-risk patient group.

    About the Speaker

    Donald K. Shaw, PT, PhD, D.Min.   
    Dr. Donald Shaw recently retired as a Professor in the University of Saint Augustine DPT Flex Program. As a collegiate educator for over 45 years, his areas of teaching expertise include cardiopulmonary physical therapy,

    research design, and telehealth. Prior to his University of St. Augustine appointment, he served as a Professor of Physical Therapy at Franklin Pierce, Midwestern, and Nova Southeastern Universities.  In 2002, he joined the physical therapy faculty at Texas State University where he developed the Telehealth Program. His academic career began at East Carolina University where he was an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program. Clinically, he served as Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee and as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University.

    Dr. Shaw earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Physical Education from George Williams College in Chicago, Illinois; his doctorate in Exercise Physiology from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.  More recently, Dr. Shaw completed his D.Min. degree in Christian Apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, North Carolina.

    Dr. Shaw is a Fellow and former national board member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.  He has lectured and presented research in Argentina, Scotland, Ireland, the Peoples Republic of China, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and throughout the United States.  His published work appears widely in medical journals including the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Respiratory Care, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, Heart and Lung, Journal of Allied Health, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, and the American Journal of Cardiology.  He has received university teaching and scholarship awards.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Member Event Sponsor-- $500
    Non-member Event Sponsor-- $750

    All event sponsors receive: One complimentary registration, Recognition as Event Sponsor from the podium, Logo on placard at event, Listed as Event Sponsor with logo in the event details.

    • Monday, March 23, 2020
    • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    • Washington, D.C.

    Each year, MNCHA participates in the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)  March on Washington. NAHC invites members from across the country to visit Capitol Hill and advocate for home care patients and providers across the country. This March 23-24, we invite you to come to Washington, DC for two days to represent our Maryland community. Lending your voice to ours is the key to our shared success.

    The event begins on March 23, 2020  with a policy briefing followed by a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill.  To find out more information and to register, please click here: https://www.nahc.org/mow2020/.

    MNCHA will be making appointments with the Maryland representatives on your behalf, so we urge you to attend and support the home health industry!

    If you have questions, please feel free to contact MNCHA at dseek@mncha.org.

    • Monday, March 30, 2020
    • Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    Medicare Patient-Driven Groupings Model
    A Revolution in Medicare Home Health Payment

    One-Day Intensive Educational Program
    Key Insights  |  Best Practices  |  Lessons Learned

    PDGM represents the most significant change in the Medicare home health program in the 21st Century. It will radically change the payment methodology, including the unit of payment, the case mix adjuster, Low Utilization Payment Adjustment standards, and payment for Non-Routine Medical Supplies.

    Why should you attend?

    PDGM is here and it is critical for you to have the tools and knowledge necessary to understand and adapt your business to these important changes. These in-depth, nationwide one-day summits will cover all facets of managing the transition to PDGM. Faculty drawn from the top home health consulting firms in the nation will provide you with updates based on real-time experiences and data designed to enable home health agencies to achieve “high performer” status through continuous operational improvements in financial, clinical, business analytics, and administrative operations as PDGM unfolds.

    Who should attend?

        Home health agency owners
        C-Suite executives
        Management staff

    Take action now!

    Join us at any one of the strategically located sites listed below.
    For more information, visit: http://pdgm.nahc.org/registration/

    Locations and Dates

    Boston, MA/March 30 // Seattle, WA/ March 30 // Kansas City, MO/ March 31 // Charlotte, NC/ March 31 // Riverside, CA/ April 1 // Houston, TX/ April 7// Columbus, OH/ April 7 // Orlando, FL/ April 7 // Salt Lake City, UT/ April 7 // New Orleans, LA/ April 8 // Minneapolis, MN/ April 8 // Philadelphia, PA/ April 14

    Click here for Continuing Education Policy Information.

    • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

    Achieving Quality Outcomes Through Technology & Innovation

    Save the DATE!
    September 23, 2020

    Mark your calendars now for MNCHA's Annual Meeting
    featuring nationally recognized keynote speakers,
    specialized breakout sessions in your field
    and opportunities to network among colleagues.

    Check back for more information & registration

    The Executive Director & Program Committee has issued a CALL FOR SPEAKERS for the 2020 Annual Meeting. If you would like to submit a proposal, please complete the Request to Present form and email it to info@mncha.org.

Past Events

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, 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
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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