Just as other professions have recognized the critical importance of
political action committees, home care and hospice professionals also
have too much at stake to commit anything less than 100% to our
political efforts. Support the legislators who support us! The NJ Home
Care and Hospice Political Action Committee (NJHCH PAC) supports
candidates who are receptive to home care and hospice issues, regardless
of their political affiliation.
To donate to the PAC click here
What is a Political Action Committee (PAC)?
- A political action committee (PAC) is a type of political committee
organized to help support candidates who share your views and concerns.
- The origin of PACs date back to the 1940s and are used today by
thousands of organizations across the nation and in New Jersey to
contribute funds and provide other support to political candidates for
- The Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ Board of Directors
voted to create a PAC to offer members
concerned with the challenges confronting the home care and hospice
community the means to support worthy candidates for state elected
- The purpose of NJHCH PAC is to support the full scope of home care
and hospice providers, including home health agencies, hospices and
health care service firms throughout the New Jersey region.
- NJHCH PAC will support by lawful means candidates in New Jersey,
regardless of political affiliations, who are dedicated to good
government and have an appreciation of the importance of health, home
care and hospice providers and the services they offer.
- Government activity at the state level has a direct impact on home care and hospice providers and the entire health care system.
- A strong political action committee is a useful advocacy tool that
can help the home and hospice care community have a strong voice in
public policy efforts.
- The creation of the NJHCH PAC will help continue the Home Care &
Hospice Association of NJ’s strong presence in advocating at the State
level for your interests.
- Participation in the NJHCH PAC will help us to communicate that
lawmakers must recognize the true costs of caring for patients in their home, invest in a strong and stable home care safety net, and
assure that home and hospice care’s place at the table is well
represented. We are in uncertain political times and a PAC sends a
powerful message of unity on behalf of the home care and hospice
- It allows those interested in home and hospice to work
collaboratively in emphasizing the importance of home care and hospice
programs and the thousands of patients they serve.
How Does a PAC work?
- Contributions to the NJHCH PAC are pooled together to help support
lawmakers concerned with preserving and protecting the home care and
hospice safety net in New Jersey.
- By collectively pooling our resources, our message can be clearly heard by policymakers in Trenton.
- This collective voice communicates that state reimbursement and
private sector payment must recognize the true costs of providing care
to home care and hospice patients, and that home care and hospice must
be strengthened by providing for resources to address infrastructure,
workforce, capital and technology needs. Supporting the NJHCH PAC
ensures that home care and hospice providers have a meaningful voice in
the outcome on these vital issues that affect the home care and hospice
- Interest groups from many disciplines work to have their voice
heard; home care and hospice community’s voice also needs to be at the
forefront of the debate.
Who Can Contribute to the NJHCH PAC?
- Voluntary contributions may be accepted from U.S. citizens or
individuals who are admitted for permanent residence (holders of a
- For-profit corporations may also contribute.
- Partnerships, LLPs, and LLCs may not contribute as entities, but a
contribution may be drawn on the account of a partnership, LLP, or LLC
and is treated as a personal contribution by the partner or member who
signs the check or written interest.
- Contributions from 501(c)(3) organizations cannot be accepted.
- Employees of the Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ’s member organizations can contribute to the NJHCH PAC.
- Participation in the NJHCH PAC is voluntary and contributions are not tax-deductible.
Does it Make a Difference?
- Your participation in the NJHCH PAC produces real political power.
- Protecting home care and hospice providers and the patients and families we serve cannot be done without commitment.
- When you and your home care and hospice colleagues contribute to the
NJHCH PAC it reinforces and reminds lawmakers of the importance of
these services in NJ.
- Any contribution amount is welcome, subject to campaign-finance limits.
- If each Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ provider agency
and its employees contributes, the NJHCH PAC would be hugely successful.
- Every contribution is meaningful, needed and very much appreciated.
Under New Jersey campaign-finance law, an individual may contribute up
to $7,200 per year to the NJHCH PAC.
- A corporation may contribute up to $7,200 per year to the NJHCH PAC.
We Need Your Support! Contribute Today!
NJHCH PAC is a voluntary, non-profit entity formed solely for
political purposes. NJHCH PAC is not affiliated with any political
party, candidate, or organization. The cost of organization,
administration and solicitation of contributions for NJHCH PAC is borne
entirely by NJHCH PAC and the Home Care & Hospice Association of New
Jersey. Copies of NJHCH PAC reports are filed with the New Jersey
Election Law Enforcement Commission.
NJHCH PAC BOARD