Ask Congress to Support Home Health Planning Improvement Act

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is planning a “virtual lobby day” on July 22 in an effort to boost cosponsors for the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (S.2814, H.R.4993). The legislation would allow Nurse Practitioners (NP’s), Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Physician Assistants (PA’s) to certify and make changes to home health care plans.

The House version has 80 cosponsors and the lead sponsors, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) and Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), are seeking to get that number up to 100 prior to the August recess.

Click here and enter your information to find your federal legislators and their contact information. To access the text of the House bill and a list of House cosponsors, click here. To see the text of the Senate bill and a list of Senate cosponsors, click here.

A message is also available on the Legislative Action Network (second to last prepared message) for those looking to email and not call.

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