Provisional Membership

VNAA now offers a special opportunity for eligible providers to join at an entry level as Provisional Members. For $250.00 per year, nonprofit home-based care providers can now experience a sampling of VNAA's member benefits. VNAA understands there are many types of providers and believes all nonprofit providers of home-based care deserve a seat at the table, regardless of their financial or operational size. A broader and more diverse membership makes VNAA's voice louder and increases impact when speaking to stakeholders at all levels.

Provisional Membership Criteria

In order to qualify for VNAA provisional membership, organizations must:

  1. Be a nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) provider of community-based home health and/or hospice services.
  2. Provide a community benefit (providing care regardless of the ability to pay.)
  3. Be a first-time applicant for VNAA membership. Current and former VNAA affiliate members are not eligible for provisional membership.

Provisional Member Benefits

Provisional members receive the following VNAA benefits:

  • One subscription to the weekly VNAA Member Update e-newsletter
  • One Annual Meeting registration at reduced affiliate member rates
  • Listing on VNAA's Find a Provider interactive online service locator
 

Provisional members do NOT receive to the following benefits of full Affiliate membership:

  • Access to members-only content on the VNAA website
  • Participation in VNAA listservs, interest groups, or roundtables
  • Eligibility to serve on VNAA committees, subcommittees, or work groups
  • Discounts on the VNAA Clinical Procedure Manual or Home Health and Hospice Speaker Series
  • Discounts on any in-person meeting registrations, with the exception of one discounted registration for the VNAA Annual Meeting

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to qualify for VNAA Provisional Membership, organizations must be nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) providers of community-based home health and/or hospice services. Eligible entities must also provide a community benefit, (providing care regardless of the ability to pay.) Provisional Membership is only open to first-time applicants for VNAA membership. Current and former VNAA affiliate members (active on or after December 31, 2010) are not eligible for provisional membership.

Provisional Membership costs $250.00 per year for a Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 membership term. VNAA does not prorate Provisional Membership dues.

Provisional members are eligible for the following VNAA benefits:

  • One subscription to the weekly VNAA Member Update e-newsletter
  • One Annual Meeting registration at reduced affiliate member rates (Save $100)
  • Listing on VNAA's Find a Provider interactive online service locator

In addition to the benefits stated above, Affiliate Members receive:

  • Peer networking via access to VNAA members-only interest groups, roundtables and listservs
  • Eligibility to participate in VNAA committees, subcommittees, work groups, and councils
  • Access to VNAA's effective advocacy tools
  • Member benefits extend to all employees within affiliate member organizations
  • Discounts on each of the following:
  • Access to the highly informative members-only sections of VNAA's website, www.VNAA.org.
  • Eligibility to use the "VNAA Blueprint for Excellence" Seal

The best way to find out is to call VNAA Member Services at 571-527-1522 or send an email to Member Services.

It is not possible for current VNAA Affiliate Members to downgrade their membership. Doing so would cut your organization off from valuable resources already being used by you and your staff.

State Associations are not eligible for Provisional Membership. State Associations are only eligible for State Association Membership.

Yes, you may upgrade Provisional Membership to Affiliate Membership at any time. VNAA will credit any Provisional Membership dues paid in the same calendar year toward Affiliate Membership dues.

There are two ways to get more information about VNAA Provisional Membership. One is to contact VNAA staff by calling 571-527-1522 or by filling out this form.

VNAA staff will also be happy to connect you with a current VNAA Affiliate member in your area. This is a terrific way to hear from one of your peers about the value of VNAA membership. VNAA Affiliate members range from freestanding hospice providers to affiliates of large health systems providing home health and hospice services and everything in between. We can connect you directly with leaders at an organization just like yours.

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