William “Bill” Dombi, Esq.
President, National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
William “Bill” Dombi is the president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice. He previously served as the vice president for Law at NAHC. As a key part of his responsibilities, Dombi 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, 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. With litigation, Dombi was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, challenges to HMO home care cutbacks for high-tech home care patients, lawsuits against Medicaid programs for inadequate payment rates, along with current lawsuits challenging the Medicare home health face- to-face encounter rule and the Department of labor changes to the overtime rules under the Fair labor Standards Act.
It’s a New World: The Home Care Industry Post PDGM and Pandemic
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:05 p.m. - 12:35 p.m
Industry advocate and NAHC President Bill Dombi shares how the home care industry has been impacted by responding to the pandemic while also dealing with a new payment system. He will give the latest updates on what PDGM means for home care, NAHC’s efforts and temporarily loosend regulations that will likely be changed for good, such as use of telehealth to supplement in-person visits and NP/PA responsibilities.
Q&A Session/Speaker Panel
Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 pm