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Lorin Chevalier Appointed To Fill Vacancy on HCAC Board

Posted: Aug. 23, 2018

Lorin Chevalier, co-CEO of PeopleCare Health Services in Aurora, is a new board member of the Home Care Association of Colorado, filling a seat vacated by Todd Slechta, also of PeopleCare. 

Chevalier shares PeopleCare leadership responsibilities with co-CEO Sarah Engels. He directs the company’s corporate development, finance, legal and information technology activities.

Chevalier graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with a degree in Business Administration plus post-graduate work at the University of Colorado Denver and at the New York Institute of Finance. He completed executive education programs at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Besides being a director of HCAC, Chevalier has served on committees for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. He also served for 10 years on the Board of Trustees for the University of Colorado Foundation.

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Deadlines Fast Approaching for Home Care Policy Forum in D.C.

Posted Aug. 22, 2018

Friday is the deadline for hotel reservations for the Council of State Home Care Associations's Public Policy Summit and Advocacy Day, Sept. 11-12, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. 

The summit and advocacy day are now in their third year. The first day of the Summit begins on Tuesday, September 11 and features top homecare innovators, policy experts and regulators from across the country. The following day, September 12, attendees will meet with their respective lawmakers on Capitol Hill - hundreds of homecare professionals strong!

Cost is $250 per person.

Click here to download the full Summit brochure 

Register here

Hotel Information

Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

To reserve your overnight at the discounted rate of $266 per night, click here or call the Mayflower at 1-877-212-5752 by August 24 and mention the Council of State Home Care Associations.

 

 

 

Join The HCAC Education Committee!

Posted: August 22, 2018

We are looking for volunteers for the HCAC Education Committee. The committee meets the first Tuesday of  every month at 10am via teleconference. Join us and learn about the committee and get involved with the 2019 conference!

If interested or have questions please email [email protected] 

 

Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff For Legislative Affairs Joins HCAC Member Centura Health

Posted Aug. 15, 2018

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that Kurt Morrison will resign from the role of Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs. He will remain in the Office until the end of the month when he will assume a vice president position at Centura Health managing government and public affairs.  

Morrison spent 10 years serving the State, joining the Governor’s Office in 2014 as the deputy legislative director and deputy legal counsel. Prior to serving in the Governor’s Office, Morrison was the state and federal liaison/legislative counsel for the Colorado Department of Transportation where he advised the executive director and senior management team on public policy and legislation, and served as a resource to the General Assembly on transportation law. Earlier, he spent time with a national law firm, worked for the General Assembly as a legislative policy analyst, and served as a senior aide to a U.S. senator in Washington, D.C. Morrison holds an M.A. from George Washington University and a J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.

Christina Rosendahl, legislative liaison for the Department of Corrections, will concurrently serve as Interim Director for the Office of Legislative Affairs for the duration of the Governor’s term in office.  

 

Recent Court Action in Key Areas May Provide Opportunities for Home Care Providers to Avoid Adverse Results

Posted: Aug. 14, 2018 

Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq., writes that recent court actions and decisions make it clear that home care providers of all types, including home health agencies, hospices, HME companies and private duty agencies have new avenues to resolve potentially devastating consequences of the actions of regulators and referral sources.

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