WHO WE ARE
HCAW is the most diverse In Home Services association in Washington State representing Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice providers; members also include affiliated healthcare professionals, providers, consultants, and vendors. In this era of health reform, partnerships within the healthcare community are essential. HCAW actively promotes partnership development within our membership and with external providers. HCAW provides advocacy, education, and support to members as we work together to achieve the triple aim of healthcare: improved quality, reduced cost, and improved health.
WHAT WE PROVIDE
Offered via Online University, onsite classes, annual conferences, webinars, and newsletter articles. Annual Meetings/Education Committee meets regularly to plan education that will assist member organizations meet regulatory requirements, improve staff clinical skills, and implement successful business practices.
HCAW represents you, your agency and the In Home Services industry at key city, state, regional, and national meetings. HCAW ensures you have a presence and voice at those meetings and brings back vital information to the membership. Key meetings include regularly established networking meetings, stakeholder groups, task forces, and coalitions that partner with other healthcare providers and policy makers.
HCAW identifies and tracks bills that impact the In Home Services industry at a state and national level. HCAW provides lobbying efforts, testifies on pertinent bills, brings issues to Policy committee to develop consensus, develops positions, position papers/statements for or opposed to specific legislation, and initiates legislation when appropriate.
HCAW provides forums for members to pose questions, discuss concerns and ask for feedback. A monthly newsletter & news briefs provide current articles by industry experts, HCAW staff/board members. HCAW staff provide linkage for members and non-members to resource information; HCAW links customers to member providers, affiliates and consultants.
HCAW membership is an investment in the future of our industry. It also gives immediate return on investment by providing you with ready access to resources to support your efforts and grow your business. Join us now!