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Home Care Medicine in America

Since 1984, the Academy has fostered the growth of the field of home care medicine and served its medical providers. To learn more about the need, the current status of home care medicine, and how to find a provider click here. Click here to learn more about AAHCM.

The accomplishments of the AAHCM in public policy, education, and fostering the development of the field of home care medicine have been significant. Click here to learn more. For a brief history please see the video below. 



Making House Calls? Looking to Start?  

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The professional association that represents Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and others in the field of Home Care Medicine
 

Membership in the AAHCM includes:

  • A professional home that advocates for your values and beliefs;
  • Help on audits, practice management and reimbursement issues;
  • Education you need on new models of care, such as IAH, or how to improve your own practice program through the Field Guide, other publications and our Annual Meeting;
  • The opportunity to network with your colleagues in the field through the list-serv and at the Annual Meeting; and through speaking with Academy staff;
  • and much more!

Click here to learn more and join.

"This one phone call with you was worth more than my annual membership!"
Lisa M. Parker, NP
Hattiesburg, MS

"Thanks again to the AAHCM for channeling our concerns and offering guidance and advocacy."
Andrew Lyons, MD
Medical House Calls
New York, NY



ACOs and Home Health Organizations Consider House Calls!

The Academy conducted a webinar on the clinical service and financial benefits that home based primary care practice can provide ACOs. The webinar recording and slides are available here.

The Academy is happy to discuss the additive value of House Calls to Home Health Agencies' future planning. Contact Gary Swartz, JD, MPA at gary.swartz@aahcm.org or call 410-676-7966.


 


Looking for a quick way to introduce Health Professionals to House Calls? Click on the video below for a brief training video devised by former AAHCM President Edward Ratner, MD of the University of Minnesota. 
 

 

 


 

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Latest News

Effects of Home-Based Primary Care on Medicare Costs in High-Risk Elders - JAGS

Time Providing Care Outside Visits in a Home-Based Primary Care Program - JAGS

Home Care Program reduces Hospital Readmissions in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure and Improves other Associated Indicators of Health - Home Health Care Management and Practice

The Critical Role of Social Workers in Home-Based Primary Care - Social Work in Health Care

Are House Calls Making a Comback? - NPR

Upcoming Member Webinars:

August 28, 2014 - Primer on Fraud and Abuse Prohibitions and Relationship to Home Care Medicine Practice

October 23, 2014 - Home Care Medicine and Contractual Relationships

November 13, 2014 - Plan of Care - Chronic Care Management and Reporting 

 

 

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