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NHPCO Podcast

Past Episodes

The official podcast of NHPCO connects you with experts and leaders in hospice and palliative care with pertinent discussions about timely issues facing the field today. Judi Lund Person and Jennifer Kennedy will focus on pressing regulatory, compliance and quality topics and team NHPCO will focus on additional news of importance. 

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Episode 35: Advance Directives and Patient Self-Determination

Starting with a reminder of the federal Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Judi, Jennifer and Jon talk about the importance of advance care planning. They offer guidance for the hospice team given the importance of this topic on caring for patients and their families and answer the question "can hospice physicians bill for ACP discussions?". (03/06/18)

We thank the sponsor of episode 35: ACHC.

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Episode 34: Traveling Patient Tips

A frequent question to the regulatory support line is on traveling patients. Hear the basics and helpful tips that all providers should understand when a patient travels outside of their service area. And special guest, Turner West of Bluegrass Care Navigators talks with Jon and Jennifer on the value and benefits of the Hospice Manager Development Program. Recorded on Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday, the team discusses the dichotomy of this unusual February day. (02/20/18)

We thank the sponsor of episode 34: Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services.

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