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2019/01/18 - 2:24pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2019

NHPCO Comments on CMS Announcement Regarding Medicare Advantage Demonstration and Hospice

Medicare Advantage Plans May Offer Hospice Care Services Beginning in 2021

2019/01/09 - 3:50pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 10, 2019

NHPCO Releases Updated Pediatric Standards

Designed as Addendum to Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs

2019/01/02 - 12:35pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 2, 2019

NHPCO Welcomes New Board Members in 2019

New Chair and Vice-Chair Lead the Executive Committee

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is proud to welcome seven new individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. The full NHPCO board will meet for its first meeting of the year on January 24 in Phoenix.

Joining the NHPCO board for three year terms are:

2018/12/20 - 12:21pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 20, 2018

We Honor Veterans Expands its Program to Provide More Veteran-centric Hospice Care

NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans creates Level 5 program for hospice providers.

2018/12/19 - 2:05pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 19, 2018

Now Collecting Tools and Materials from the Field to Include in New Resource.

2018/12/10 - 10:48am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 10, 2018

Ten Tips to Help Someone Grieving During the Holidays

NHPCO offers suggestions to support those struggling with loss.

(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.

2018/12/07 - 2:07pm | Press Releases

To:         NHPCO Members
From:    Edo Banach, President and CEO
Date:     December 7, 2018

Today, during the December meeting of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, the MedPAC commissioners considered a draft recommendation to reduce the fiscal year 2020 Medicare payment rate for hospice by two percent. This recommendation is a departure from recent years when MedPAC recommended a 0 percent update for hospice reimbursement.

2018/11/06 - 11:00am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 6, 2018

Hospice Volunteers Honored at NHPCO’s National Conference in New Orleans

 (New Orleans, La.) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recognized four outstanding hospice volunteers at the organization’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference being held this week at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana.   

2018/11/05 - 9:42am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 5, 2018

NHPCO Releases Findings from Palliative Care Needs Survey at National Conference Focusing on Interdisciplinary Team

Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals Gather in New Orleans at IDC 2018

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