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NHPCO’s Affinity Program

NHPCO's Affinity Program is designed to enhance your membership investment and create opportunities to cut costs and increase value in your organization. NHPCO affinity program partners are businesses that offer valuable services with quality and competitive prices. These partners are not only for business savings, but can serve as attractive employee recruitment and retention tools.

The Affinity Program is an exclusive NHPCO member benefit. As an NHPCO member, you have access to competitive corporate and association rates through selected partners regardless of your organization size or budget. Your organization and individual employees will share the benefits of NHPCO’s purchasing power. For membership information, contact NHPCO Solutions Center at 800/646-6460.

The following programs and services are available to NHPCO members, their employees and volunteers.

Supplemental Insurance
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress.

Member Provider Affinity:
Aflac offers NHPCO members the opportunity to apply for a cancer insurance policy, an accident policy, dental insurance and other optional plans at competitive association rates. These policies are designed to pay benefits that help policy holders cover the ongoing expenses incurred after diagnosis of cancer or after and accidental injury.


Car Rental

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty.

Member Provider Affinity:
Avis Rental Cars offers NHPCO Members savings up to 25% off of car rentals. These exclusive discounted rates are available to NHPCO members at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world.

For additional information call (800) 331-1600 and refer to AWD Number: B766617. To make your reservation online – Click here: Avis.com and check the box for discount code and enter your AVIS AWD number.

Tax Products and Preparation

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe assists public and private company clients in reaching their goals through audit, tax, advisory, risk, and performance services. Through Crowe’s National Hospice Specialty Practice, Crowe assists many hospice providers with financial audit, tax, operational and consulting solutions.  Specifically, Crowe offers a unique solution, C-TRAC®, to meet the challenges associated with filing the Form 990.  C-TRAC® is a Web-based, IRS-approved solution that can help you save time, save money, and control your compliance process.  Please visit www.crowehorwath.com/CTRAC for a short demonstration of this unique solution.

Member Provider Affinity: NHPCO Members are eligible to receive a 60% discount

Nicole Bencik, CPA, MST
Tax Partner

Consumer Death Care Solutions

Since 2009, FuneralDecisions.com has been the Internet’s leading web service allowing hospice and palliative care providers to assist families in choosing between quality Funeral Homes and Cemeteries nationwide.  FuneralDecisions.com works with over 3,500 providers across the country, ensuring that you are in touch with a local provider.  We enable you to quickly request custom quotes from multiple providers, helping families to make the smartest choice, not just the cheapest, when selecting a service provider.

Member Provider Affinity: FuneralDecisions.com is a free resource to all NHPCO Members


Michael Regina

Promotional Product Distributor

E Group is among the top 50 promotional products distributors in the nation.  Celebrating their 30th Anniversary in 2013, E Group provides more than 100 associations and their members with promotional products, awards and branded merchandise to support their missions and enhance their engagement.

Member Provider Affinity: NHPCO Members are eligible to receive a 10% discount

Contact: Ruth Dean, Account Executive

Acquisition Solutions

Global HR Research [GHRR] is a leading provider of talent screening, assessment and acquisition solutions. GHRR provides industry leading technology and customer service, servicing clients from 6 locations within the United States and Europe. Trusted by Fortune 100 and 500 companies, GHRR delivers the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the human resources space. We help companies find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates – in less time, with less risk than ever before. Our fully integrated screening and recruitment platforms are customized to each client’s exact needs. By merging talent screening, talent assessment and talent acquisition together, managing your hiring workflow has never been easier or more efficient.

Member Provider Affinity:  NHPCO Members are eligible to receive a 10% discount on all GlobalHR products and services

Contact: Ken Cramer

Medication Disposal

Home Healthcare Solutions is a leader in comprehensive medical supply management and operational solutions for hospice providers.

Member Provider Affinity:
Home Healthcare Solutions is offering their new product, Disposa-Script, to NHPCO members.  A portion of the proceeds from sales will provide educational grants to NHPCO in support of education and guidance on safe and effective ways to dispose of unused medications.

Rob Goodsell
Vice President, Business Development


MSDSonline® gives you access to the most comprehensive MSDS database. It is always at your fingertips, available online, day or night, from any computer connected to the Internet; giving you the freedom to access MSDSs when and where you need to. In addition to their powerful search engine, you also get online eBinder storage for your MSDSs. Think of it as your personal filing cabinet to store and manage the MSDSs you need to access frequently. With the eBinder, you never have to keep searching for the same MSDS twice.

Member Provider Affinity:  NHPCO has partnered with a new program to provide our members with easy access to MSDS/chemical information. NHPCO and MSDSonline® now offers our members a  special discounted rate to the MSDS program.

Contact: Visit MSDSonline® at www.msdsonline.com

NHPCO’s Solutions Center

Office Products

MyOfficeProducts is the largest national independent dealer and the fifth largest office products dealer in the US. While we pride ourselves in our sustained growth and reach over the years, our main focus is and will continue to be providing individual customers with the very best services and products.

Member Provider Affinity:
NHPCO contract pricing with deep discounts on most commonly used items and significant savings on all categories including Office Supplies, Ink/Toner, Furniture, Printing, Technology Products, Cleaning/Breakroom supplies, Paper, Paper Shredding Services and more.

Ken Reed
877-696-7266 x 8552

Information Technology

Windstream Corporation is an S&P 500 company that provides phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition digital TV services to customers in 16 states. The company also offers a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies. The company has approximately 3 million access lines and about $3.1 billion in annual revenues. Windstream is ranked 4th in the 2009 BusinessWeek 50 ranking of the best performing U.S. companies.

Member Provider Affinity:  NHPCO Members are eligible to receive discounted products and services

Greg Shonholz
Account Executive - Business Sales

NHPCO is pleased to provide the Affinity program as a benefit to members. NHPCO does not provide any express or implied warranty with regard to the products and services offered by the Affinity program.

All transactions are between the buyer and the seller and do not include NHPCO or its affiliates as parties to the transaction. NHPCO does not endorse participating vendor companies.

The Hospice and Palliative Care Buyer’s Guide is a new digital publication listing organizations by service category that supply goods or services to hospice and palliative care professionals.

Check back for new discount participants and announcements regularly.