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 AAHCP.
The accomplishments of the AAHCP in public policy, education, and fostering the development of the field of home care medicine have been significant. Click here to learn more.
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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 AAHCP 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;
"This one phone call with you was worth more than my annual membership!"
Lisa M. Parker, NP
"Thanks again to the AAHCP 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 AAHCP President Edward Ratner, MD of the University of Minnesota.
Brookings expert, Jonathan Rauch, cites value of home-based primary care. Click here to read "Opportunity Knocks at Home: How Home-Based Primary Care Offers a Win-Win for U.S. Health Care".
Health policy "guru" and physician Ezekiel Emanuel
has written a nice blog piece on house calls for the New York Times. Click here to read the post, and click here to read the letter to the Editor submitted by Dr. George Taler, Dr. Bruce Kinosian, and Dr. Peter Boling in response.
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