Starting a Hospice
NHPCO developed a comprehensive hospice start up document that provides the basic information about establishing a hospice. The packet is an introduction to the federal certification and state licensing process for a hospice provider.
NHPCO Member Resources
Accreditation with Deemed Status Resources
Deemed status means that a provider has opted for an accreditation body to perform their federal initial and ongoing surveys for Medicare certification.
- Accreditation Commission for Health Care
- Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP)
- The Joint Commission