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National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) was founded in 1978 as a charitable organization advocating for the needs of people facing life-limiting illness. Today, NHPCO is the world’s largest and most innovative national membership organization devoted exclusively to promoting access to hospice and palliative care and to maintaining quality care for persons facing the end of life and their families.

Provider Member Online Renewal

Apply for NCHPP Membership

Join NHPCO/NCHPP (Note: your organization must be an NHPCO member to gain benefits.)

Provider Members (Hospice and Palliative Care)

Information about provider membership and renewals with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Associate Members/Corporate Opportunities

Are you marketing to an end-of-life, hospice and palliative care audience?

International eAffiliate Members

Membership opportunity for hospice and palliative care providers and other professional groups that are supportive of hospice and palliative care and also located outsite the United States

National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals

The National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals (NCHPP) is the individual membership within NHPCO.  NCHPP is an interdisciplinary-focused and discipline specific forum supporting hospice and palliative care professionals and volunteers through the provision of resources, education, and networking opportunities.  Fifteen discipline-specific NCHPP sections collaborate to enhance the field of end-of-life care, which encompasses palliative, hospice, and bereavement care.  NCHPP's primary purpose is to model and enhance interdisciplinary approaches to end-of-life care.


Explore Community Outreach tools, NHPCO publications,  position statements and many additional resources