About IAHC


To serve as the organized and unified voice for home care while promoting high quality, comprehensive and coordinated home care services for Iowans.


IAHC's main goal is to represent the interests of Iowa's home health agencies. To achieve this goal, IAHC emphasizes three main areas of common interest that set the stage for all IAHC program:

  1. Member Education
  2. Consumer Education
  3. Advocacy

The Iowa Alliance in Home Care (IAHC) is a non-profit trade association whose membership is composed of home care agencies. Headquartered in Des Moines and affiliated with the National Association for Home Care, IAHC is the leading organization in the state and is committed to supporting home care agencies through education and advocacy.

IAHC is governed by a 15-person board of directors. Additionally, there are six IAHC districts in the state. Members from each district meet in the fall and spring to discuss strategies for improvement, learn about legislative priorities, plan events and collaborate and network with fellow IAHC members.

IAHC's main goal is to represent the interests of Iowa's home health agencies and accomplish the following objectives:

  • To support standards and a code of ethics that will enhance the quality of home care services.
  • To meet the home care needs of Iowans by fostering the recognition of home care services as a vital segment of the total health care industry.
  • To further the development and coordination of the broad range of home care disciplines needed to maintain individuals and families in the home.
  • To enhance the visibility of home care through the development and distribution of information which emphasizes the benefits, cost effectiveness and appropriate utilization of home care services.
  • To form a constituency to affect public policy which involves the provision of home care services.
  • To stimulate coordination among health and human service providers ensuring the provision of the appropriate level of care for the patient/client.
  • To promote unification and foster mutually supportive relationships among all types of providers.
  • To provide services to its members in improving the availability, accessibility and quality of home care services.
  • To support education and research affecting home care.

Contact Us

Iowa Alliance in Home Care | 100 E. Grand Ave, Suite 118, Des Moines, IA 50309 | Phone: (515) 282-3965 |