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2016 Press Releases

2018/03/28 - 10:40am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
March 28, 2018

Hospice Patients with Cancer Diagnosis Drops Below 30 Percent New Report Reveals

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

2018/03/22 - 9:39am | Press Releases

Immediate Release:
March 22, 2018

NPR Host Ari Shapiro to be Opening Speaker at National Hospice Leadership Conference on April 23

NHPCO Bringing Together Two Premiere Events this April in Washington, DC

2018/03/07 - 4:03pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
March 8, 2018

NHF Receives Grant from Legal & General America to Foster Healthy Communities through Development of a Find a Grief/Bereavement Provider Tool

Top-ten U.S. life insurer helps NHPCO create searchable database for programs across the U.S.

2018/02/15 - 10:10am | Press Releases

February 15, 2018
Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO

We have enough grief and loss without inflicting it upon ourselves. We are heartbroken by the school shooting in Florida, as we were heartbroken by the shooting in Las Vegas, Orlando, Sandy Hook, and beyond. I am sorry to those who feel that it is not our issue, and not my role. As a leader, a father, a husband, and a human being, I feel compelled to write every time we witness these tragedies. I wrote the following thoughts after the Las Vegas shooting, and I share them again today—

2018/02/08 - 1:10pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 8, 2018

* updated 02/09/2018

NHPCO Applauds Passage of the Medicare Patient Access to Hospice Act

Legislation will allow physician assistants to serve as the attending physician to hospice patients.

2018/02/07 - 8:24am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 7, 2018

NHPCO Publishes Resource for Bereavement Professionals and Those Caring for the Grieving

New edition of the Guidelines for Bereavement Care in Hospice created
to support hospice and palliative care programs with bereavement services.

2018/01/25 - 4:05pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 25, 2018

NHPCO Welcomes Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Hospice and palliative care community look forward to supporting Azar’s efforts on behalf of patient-centered, holistic care.

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) congratulates Alex Azar on his Senate confirmation as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services this week.