The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is one of the largest trade associations that serves various home care agencies and organizations, hospices and medical equipment suppliers throughout the United States. It provides educational opportunities to members through business conferences and meetings. The association operates a regulatory affairs division that administers federal regulations and government policies. It also controls day-to-day operations and provides long-term business planning support to member agencies. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice conducts a range of accreditation and certification programs, workshops, distance learning courses and online learning tutorials. It also conducts research activities for the advancement of home care and the betterment of society. The association s board of directors includes 25 members, and it maintains a staff of more than 85 people. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is located in Washington, D.C.