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2013 Press Releases

2013/12/27 - 3:35pm | Press Releases
For Immediate Release:
December 27, 2013
 

NHPCO Comments on Washington Post Article

In an article appearing in The Washington Post, “Hospice firms draining billions from Medicare,” (12/27/2013) reporters Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating distill a very complex and varied set of clinical, emotional and personal decisions involving patients and families opting for hospice care, into a single motivating factor:  Deriving profits from long-stay patients.
 
2013/12/16 - 8:59am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 16, 2013

Lack of Awareness Continues to be a Barrier for Americans
in Making Medical Wishes Known

NHPCO applauds new study on advance directives among U.S. consumers

2013/12/05 - 10:17am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 5, 2013

New Hospice Outreach Efforts Raise Awareness

2013/11/18 - 9:06am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 18, 2013

Hospice Professionals Offer Advice

(Alexandria, VA) – For many people, the holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. For those struggling with the death of a loved one, the holidays may be a difficult time full of painful reminders that emphasize their sense of loss.

2013/11/08 - 11:01am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 8, 2013

Veterans Day: Honoring America’s Veterans Includes Caring at Life’s End

We Honor Veterans Program Helping Hospices Better Care for Veterans

2013/11/06 - 9:03am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 6, 2013

NHPCO Releases Updated Report “Facts and Figures: Hospice Care in America”

Hospice patients with short period of service continues to be a concern

2013/10/31 - 2:51pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 31, 2013

Physician’s Role Diminished in Hospice Care by CMS Directive

Hospice Community Voices Concerns over CMS Clarification

2013/10/30 - 9:00am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 30, 2013

NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans Welcomes
 Genesis HealthCare as New Community Partner

Partnership to Enhance Care that Genesis Provides to Veterans

2013/10/29 - 10:32am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 31, 2013

National Hospice Palliative Care Organization Issues Proclamation to Celebrate and Affirm Hospice during November’s National Hospice Palliative Care Month

Hospices nationwide reach out to local communities to raise awareness of end-of-life care

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