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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

2013/11/25 - 2:53pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
November 25, 2013

This Thanksgiving Talk about the Care You Would Want

Hospice Professionals Encourage Americans to Spend Time
Talking about Health Care Choices before Facing a Crisis

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

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