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Palliative Care Resources

Special Opportunity: The Integrated Care Management Train-the-Trainer Series

NHPCO is collaborating with Sutter Health to offer our members the nationally recognized Integrated Care Management training. ICM curriculum is the foundation for Sutter’s Advanced Illness Management program which is the blueprint for the Serious Illness Alternative Payment Model submitted by CTAC and being considered by CMMI in the development of a limited scale demonstration.

Palliative Care Needs Survey Results

In 2018, NHPCO conducted a palliative care needs survey of its membership. Forty-eight states are represented in the survey results that are shared in this report.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

The revised 4th edition of the NCP Guidelines has been released and is available for free download on the NCP website.

Palliative Care Alerts

Alerts, Updates and Summaries from NHPCO involving palliative and serious illness care.

NHPCO Town Hall on Serious Illness Care

NHPCO conducted a Serious Illness Town Hall meeting on April 22, 2018. The recording below provides background on serious illness care, payment models, NHPCO’s activities to support serious illness care, public policy considerations, and actions hospice providers should take.

Regulatory Resources

Federal Resources, Billing and Reimbursement and more... 

Palliative Care Webinars and Courses

Palliative Care Webinars and Courses for Palliative care providers and professionals. 

CMS Palliative Care Resources

This section has resources from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Palliative Care Measure Menu

Measuring quality in palliative care (PC) is important, but can be challenging. Because PC has a broad and far-reaching scope, there are literally hundreds of metrics that might be used to assess quality. 

MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) FAQ

The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care (NCHPC) has compiled a list of questions posed about MACRA, from a recent MACRA webinar. 

Fast Facts for Palliative Care Providers

Fast Facts are available from the Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin (PCNOW) 

2018 Interprofessional Webinars

The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer its 2018 Webinar series. Each Webinar offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1.0 Nursing CE credits and/or its equivalent for social workers and pharmacists.

Spanish Language Information on Palliative Care

Cuidados paliativos: Mejorar la calidad de vida cuando uno está gravemente enfermo.

Palliative Care Council

The Palliative Care Council provides strategic guidance and technical expertise to NHPCO and its members related to the provision of palliative care.