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2017 MHHA Annual Conference - It's a Whole New Ballgame

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 8:30am to Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00pm Annual Conference
The MHHA conference is the largest gathering for home care and hospice in Michigan this year. We are featuring 46 presenter experts, the most ever assembled in the 36 years of MHHA conference history. You can expect to learn about the latest research, development and news. The Conference provides carefully planned education content as well as inspirational keynoters and panel discussions.


Who should attend?

Home Care, Hospice & HME Staff, Administrators & Managers, Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists, Clinical Nurse Supervisors, Finance, Reimbursement & Billing Staff and Human Resources Personnel. You!



The 900-acre resort property is one of the Midwest's finest full-service, year-round, resorts and conference destinations . 

An award-winning destination resort, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa has been ranked among the Top 20 Mainland Resorts and Top 50 Travel Destinations and Services worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Additional accolades include honors from Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, Family Circle, Successful Meetings, and many other respected organizations.



Mail completed registration form with payment to MHHA, 2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220, Okemos, Michigan  48864.  Make checks payable to MHHA.   No telephone registrations will be accepted.  Fax registrations will be accepted ONLY for payment by VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.  Confirmations are guaranteed to be sent to those whose registrations are postmarked by Friday, April 24, 2017.  Early bird registration discount rates apply to registrations postmarked by Friday, March 31, 2017.  Agencies will be billed for the difference if early-bird fees are postmarked after Friday, March 31, 2017.  The Late rate is for registrations postmarked April 1, 2017 or after.  Registration sharing is strictly prohibited.  Each person must be registered.


One-Day Registration:

One-day registration is available.  One-day registration includes:  educational programming, handouts, continental breakfast, breaks and any planned meal activities or receptions scheduled for your day of attendance.


Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees, less a $50.00 processing charge are refundable by submitting your request in writing to MHHA (fax:  517/349-8090) on or before Friday, March 31, 2017.  No refunds will be made, under any circumstances, after March 31st.  Substitutions are permitted by faxing your request to MHHA, 517/349-8090.


Nursing Contact Hours:

The Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.(OBN-001-91) (OH-290, 3/1/2019)


Commercial Support:

There is no commercial support for  the educational sessions.



There are sponsors for  some of the sessions and is indicated under each session through the agenda.


Conflict of Interest:

The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest. 


Criteria for Successful Completion:

In order to receive contact hours you must sign in with your barcode labels (obtained at the CE table by registration) at the start of each session.  At the conclusion of each session, you must complete your evaluation and put one of your barcode labels on the completed evaluation and turn it in as you leave the room.


Social Work CEs:  Applied for to the Michigan SW CE Collaborative.


Nurse Home Administrators CEs:  Applied for to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs


Hotel Accommodations:

A room block has been reserved at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa for the evenings of Tuesday, May 2nd through Friday, May 5th .  Book your hotel reservations on line today!  Go to Grand Traverse Resort’s web site, enter the group code”MHHA2017” at the top of the home page under Group/Promo Code or call the resort directly at 800/968-7352 and mention the Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association to receive the special conference rate.  See the enclosed pricing/information for rooms.



For your comfort, please dress casually for the conference.


Meeting Rooms:

Individual response to temperature differs greatly.  It is best to layer clothes…dress for a warm room, but bring a sweater or jacket.


At Your Service:

Conference Host:  MHHA, 2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220, Okemos, Michigan  48864, Phone:  517/349-8089, Fax:  517/349-8090.


Conference Hotel:  Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Blvd., Acme, Michigan  49610-0404 Phone:  231/534-6000



Golf will be available to attendees on Thursday, May 4, 2017 on the  Wolverine.  Cost is $40 a person for 9 holes.  4:00 p.m. start .  Call 231/534-6470 to sign up.  Credit Card will be asked for.  48 hour cancellation.  Deadline for pre-registration is May 12th.


Silent Auction: 

Plan to attend and participate in the Silent Auction that benefits the Michigan Foundation for Home Care Scholarships .  Shopping right at your door step!  The  Annual  Silent Auction will be set up in the Exhibit Hall starting on May 3, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will remain open throughout the conference during scheduled exhibit times.  The bids will close at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 4, 2017.  Proceeds will help support the  Michigan Foundation for Home Care Education scholarships and programming.   If you are interested in donating something to the auction, complete the enclosed donation form.





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Additional Resources

Additional Resources:
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Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association
2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: (517) 349-8089 Fax: (517) 349-8090

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