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2018/08/13 - 9:22am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
August 13, 2018

NHPCO Partnering with Better Medicare Alliance

Organizations look forward to identifying research gaps, policy questions and areas of agreement

2018/07/31 - 12:11pm | Press Releases

To:       NHPCO Membership
From:   Edo Banach, President and CEO
Date:   July 31, 2018

2018/07/24 - 10:22am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
July 24, 2018

NHPCO Welcomes Robert Wilkie as Secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs

Hospice and palliative care community committed to supporting efforts to provide Veterans with patient-centered, holistic care that honors their service, particularly at life’s end.

2018/07/24 - 9:17am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
July 23, 2018

NHPCO Applauds Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act House Passage, Urges Action in the Senate

(Alexandria, Va) - The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) today commended the passage of the bi-partisan Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (H.R. 1676) in the House of Representatives by a voice vote.

2018/07/12 - 8:59am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
July 12, 2018

NHPCO Releases Updated Edition of Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs

Newly revised resource built around core quality components of care

2018/06/22 - 11:48am | Press Releases

NHPCO and HAN are pleased to share the op-ed below by board member Sandy Kuhlman that was published in today's Wichita Eagle, shining a light on challenges for rural providers. This op-ed is part of the strategic activity of the My Hospice Campaign.

Make hard work easier for rural hospice caregivers

By Sandy Kuhlman
June 22, 2018 - The Wichita Eagle

2018/06/01 - 9:14am | Press Releases

Date: June 1, 2018 (updated 06/06/18)
For Immediate Release

NHPCO Announces End-of-Life Doula Council Formation

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the leading hospice and palliative care membership organization in the U.S., is pleased to announce the formation of a Council to provide information and resources to its members, affiliated organizations, and the public regarding the role of end-of-life doulas.

2018/05/22 - 9:30am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 
May 22, 2018

NHPCO President and CEO Joins Hospice Leaders Speaking with Congressional Committee About Burdensome Regulations in Hospice Care

Hospice advocates discuss Medicare Hospice Benefit rules with lawmakers during House Ways and Means Committee’s Red Tape Relief Roundtable

2018/04/26 - 1:55pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release
April 26, 2018

More Than 260 Hospice Advocates Visit Capitol Hill to Reinforce Value of the Medicare Hospice Benefit

Advocates from 44 states met with 300 House and Senate offices to advocate for policies to ensure patient access to high-quality, comprehensive hospice and palliative care