The boards of two of the most prominent home-based care associations are coming together to explore the formation of a new organization.
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) announced that their boards signed a non-binding letter of intent to pursue a potential combination of their organizations.
The two organizations initially formed a joint exploratory committee in March, Home Health Care News reports.
“It has become crystal clear that we can do more on behalf of our members by working together,” Ken Albert – NAHC’s board chair and the president and CEO of Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice – said in a statement. “If the current discussions do not lead to a new, combined organization, the outcome will nevertheless be closer working relationships on behalf of community-based and home care providers.” Read more.