• National Hospice Leaders Urge CMS and Congress to Advance Program Integrity in Hospice Care through Effective Oversight
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on January 19, 2023 at 8:00 am

    For Immediate Release January 19, 2023 Concerned by Growth of Unscrupulous Operators, Organizations Outline Areas of Focus, Key Steps  (Alexandria, VA and Washington, D.C.) – The four national hospice provider … Continue reading "National Hospice Leaders Urge CMS and Congress to Advance Program Integrity in Hospice Care through Effective Oversight" The post National Hospice Leaders Urge CMS and Congress to Advance Program Integrity in Hospice Care through Effective Oversight appeared first on NHPCO.

  • NHPCO Announces 2023 Project ECHO Offerings Focused on Health Equity
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on January 4, 2023 at 7:21 pm

    For Immediate Release January 04, 2023 (Alexandria, VA) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) announced the launch of the Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) tele-mentoring … Continue reading "NHPCO Announces 2023 Project ECHO Offerings Focused on Health Equity" The post NHPCO Announces 2023 Project ECHO Offerings Focused on Health Equity appeared first on NHPCO.

  • Government Funding Bill Extends Telehealth Flexibilities, Averts Cap Cut
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on December 20, 2022 at 3:23 pm

    For Immediate Release December 20, 2022  (Alexandria, VA) Congress has released the text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, an omnibus funding package that will fund the government through Fiscal … Continue reading "Government Funding Bill Extends Telehealth Flexibilities, Averts Cap Cut" The post Government Funding Bill Extends Telehealth Flexibilities, Averts Cap Cut appeared first on NHPCO.

  • NHPCO Facts and Figures Report Shows Growing Number of Hospice Patients 
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on December 15, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    For Immediate Release December 15, 2022  (Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) published the 2022 edition of NHPCO Facts and Figures, an annual report on … Continue reading "NHPCO Facts and Figures Report Shows Growing Number of Hospice Patients " The post NHPCO Facts and Figures Report Shows Growing Number of Hospice Patients  appeared first on NHPCO.

  • NHPCO Publishes Hospice Through the DEI Lens Research Report
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on December 13, 2022 at 1:44 pm

    For Immediate Release December 13, 2022  The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) published the results of a first-of-its-kind research exploring perceptions of hospice care … Continue reading "NHPCO Publishes Hospice Through the DEI Lens Research Report" The post NHPCO Publishes Hospice Through the DEI Lens Research Report appeared first on NHPCO.

  • Hospice Action Network Honors Congressional Champions with Angel Award
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on December 7, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    For Immediate Release December 07, 2022  (Alexandria, VA) – The Hospice Action Network (HAN), the advocacy affiliate group of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is pleased to announce its … Continue reading "Hospice Action Network Honors Congressional Champions with Angel Award" The post Hospice Action Network Honors Congressional Champions with Angel Award appeared first on NHPCO.

  • Endorsement of Improving Access to Advance Care Planning Act
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on December 1, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    (Alexandria, VA) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and its advocacy affiliate, the Hospice Action Network (HAN), are pleased to endorse the Improving Access to Advance Care Planning Act (S.4873/H.R. 8840), … Continue reading "Endorsement of Improving Access to Advance Care Planning Act" The post Endorsement of Improving Access to Advance Care Planning Act appeared first on NHPCO.

  • Hospice Organizations Respond to ProPublica Hospice Article
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on November 30, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    For Immediate Release November 30, 2022 (Alexandria, Va) – An article on hospice care published by ProPublica on November 28 (Endgame: How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle), … Continue reading "Hospice Organizations Respond to ProPublica Hospice Article" The post Hospice Organizations Respond to ProPublica Hospice Article appeared first on NHPCO.

  • NHPCO Welcomes Senate Proclamation Honoring National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on November 29, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    For Immediate Release November 29, 2022  (Alexandria, Va) – This week, the U.S. Senate officially recognized November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The National Hospice and Palliative Care … Continue reading "NHPCO Welcomes Senate Proclamation Honoring National Hospice and Palliative Care Month" The post NHPCO Welcomes Senate Proclamation Honoring National Hospice and Palliative Care Month appeared first on NHPCO.

  • Four Organizations ask CMS for Increased Oversight to Curb Potential Fraud
    by Merikokeb Wondafrash on November 21, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    For Immediate Release November 21, 2022  The four preeminent national hospice organizations – LeadingAge, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization … Continue reading "Four Organizations ask CMS for Increased Oversight to Curb Potential Fraud" The post Four Organizations ask CMS for Increased Oversight to Curb Potential Fraud appeared first on NHPCO.