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Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Advocacy has become a vital part of of the strength and quality of Home Healthcare. Please join us to have an open discussion regarding your vision for home health care in Wisconsin and beyond. 

  • What does WiAHC Advocacy look like? 
  • What issues should be priority for 2017? 
  • How you feel WiAHC could make the biggest impact on the future of home health care are?

Join us for legislative updates in a state report from Diane Welsh, Cullen Weston Pines and Bach, LLP and a federal update from Bill Dombi, National Association for Home Care and Hospice. We will then discuss ways WiAHC can support and promote home health care. Members and Non-members are welcome to attend, although space is limited to one person per agency.


Our Speakers:


Bill Dombi is currently Vice President for Law, National Association for Home Care &

Hospice (NAHC), Director, Center for Health Care Law (CHCL) and  Executive Director,

Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA). He specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of patients and providers of home health and hospice care.  With nearly 40 years of experience in health care law and policy, Bill Dombi has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975, including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, the

institution on Medicare PPS for home health in 2000, and the national health care reform legislation in 2010. 


Diane Welsh is partner at Cullen Weston Pines & Bach LLP and a member of the Litigation Practice Group. She previously served as Chief Legal Counsel for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and an assistant attorney general at the Wisconsin Department of Justice. She advises clients on a variety of matters, including: federal and state privacy laws; regulatory compliance (ranging from health, gaming, education and more); program integrity; and, crisis management. Diane has more than fifteen years of experience in government, administrative, and health care law. She has practiced in the United States Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, federal district courts, state courts, and the Division of Hearings and Appeals.




10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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