Welcome to the Home Care Association of Washington 
The Home Care Association of Washington (HCAW) was established in 1968 as a state association dedicated to the support of providers of in home services. For over 45 years HCAW has promoted our members and the quality of services they provide for our communities. In-home services is an umbrella category for health care providers including Home Health, Home Care, Private Duty, and Hospice care services. 

2015 Annual Conference


April 15 – 17 2015

Double Tree Suites, Tukwila

The HCAW Annual Conference has been delivering exceptional education, unique learning, and quality networking opportunities for several decades – and we plan to continue to raise the bar by sharing they keys to building on your Winning Game Plans.

Keynote Speaker:  DJ Wilson, Wison Strategic and State of Reform Health Policy Conference

"One of the interesting things about this time in health care is that it invites us to think big and be truly innovative.  There is a lot of that these days in what are truly exciting times for health care."  DJ Wilson

Since 2004, when DJ launched WSC, he has been involved in some of the most interesting and challenging health care challenges in the state.

Watch for a complete agenda for the conference and registration information in the coming weeks.

Restoring Case-Mix Levels Through UR-based Care Programs

2-Part Webinar Series – December 4, 2014 and December 11, 2014

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST – Audio Recording Available

2014 case-mix rebasing efforts have challenged home health providers as the value of their care as it relates to payment levels has changed significantly.  In addition, these types of modifications to the HHRG structure are expected to continue as we move closer to the new care models mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

 Learn how progressive home health providers are turning to a utilization review, case-modeled care approach to assure appropriate case-mix results for the patient programs they deliver.  

Click here for more information and to register!

Home Care Manager Certificate Programalt

HCAW has partnered with CAHSAH in the launch of a newly updated online course for home care managers and front line supervisors covering core business operating principles and identifying tools necessary to successfully manage a home care agency.  The goal of the Home Care Manager Certificate Program HCMCP™ On-Demand is to provide attendees with the core management business operating principles and competencies to successfully and effectively operate a home care organization. This program is entirely online through our CAHSAH Portal

The Home Care Manager Certificate Program HCMCP™ is an interactive and intensive educational program, providing leading edge management concepts and skills that are critical for home care managers to know and understand.  This program was designed to accommodate all sections of home care, from private pay to large home care agencies.  There are two modules to choose from; Private Duty or Medicare Certified.

Click here for more information or to sign up today!