• The Illinois Home Care Council (Chicago) will hold its 1999 annual conference and exposition on March 3-5 in Springfield, IL. Conference highlights will include three four- to six-hour workshops, 20 concurrent educational sessions, and more than 60 exhibitors.

Home Care Association of America (Jacksonville, FL) will hold its Washington, DC, Annual Convention and Home Care Trade Show Saturday, March 6 to Tuesday, March 9. The association’s convention, which includes a march on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, will offer clinical, reimbursement/taxes, management, legal issues, and data management seminars. The cost of the four-day convention is $295 for members and $395 for non-members. For more information, or to register, call (800) 386-4222.

The National Association for Home Care (Washington) is holding its 1999 National Policy Conference March 14-17 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington. The conference also includes the National Homecare Legal Symposium and the National Homecare IS Symposium & Expo. For more information, call (202) 547-7424.

The Health Industry Distributors Association (Alexandria, VA) is holding its Home Care Washington Conference April 20-21. Among the issues that will be addressed at the conference are: competitive bidding, inherent reasonableness, home health agency consolidated billing, and managed care reform. For more information, or to register, call (703) 838-6134.