About HAA

The Hospice Association of America (HAA) is an affiliate of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) that represents thousands of hospice organizations, caregivers, and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families. HAA advocates on behalf of the e industry’s interests before Congress and regulatory agencies, as well as with other national organizations, the courts, the media, and the public.

Advisory Council

Kenneth Albert, CHAIR
President & CEO
Androscoggin Home Healthcare & Hospice

Al  Cardillo
President & CEO
Home Care Association of New York State

James  Deal

Craig  Jeffries
SVP Public Policy

Teresa  Lee
Chief Government Affairs Officer and Vice President, Foundation Relations
VNA Health Group

Scott M. Levy
Director of Government Affairs
Amedisys, Inc.

Tarrah  Lowry-Schreiner
President & CEO
Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Community Care

Linda L. McIver
Senior VP of Palliative Care
VNA of Philadelphia

Laura  Mosby
VP, Organizational Excellence and Compliance
Empath Health

John Mulder, MD, FAAHPM, HMDC
Chief Medical Consultant for Hospice and Palliative Care
Medical Director, Trillium Institute

Bill  Musick

Sarah  Myers
VP Government Affairs
LHC Group, Inc.

Susan  Ponder-Stansel
President & CEO
Community Hospice and Palliative Care

Angela  Sells
SVP Clinical Operations
AseraCare Hospice & Palliative Care

Deborah  Shumway
Executive Director
Hospice of the Valley

René Wheaton
Executive Director
Faith Hospice

Hospice Communications

Hospice Notes is a newsletter publication of NAHC’s Hospice Association of America (HAA) created to provide policy and practice-related guidance as well as regulatory updates and reminders to NAHC’s hospice members. The publication is currently issued twice monthly.
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NAHC Report provides the latest news on legislation, regulations, litigation, and other issues that affect home care and hospice. No one in the industry provides the deep analysis we can — and we get it to you before anyone else.
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NAHC and its affiliates provide several listservs as forums for discussion of issues surrounding daily business operations, legislation, or regulations. The listservs enable members to exchange questions and ideas with one another while also receiving feedback from the experts on our staff.
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