NHPCO News

AHA 2018 Circle of Life Award calls for nominations

Alexandria, VA (NHPCO updater) June 19, 2017 Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Circle of Life Award, which shines a light on U.S. programs and organizations that serve as models or inspiration for other end-of-life care providers. The Circle…

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NHPCO’s CEO Reports on his Listening Tour from Las Vegas

NHPCO CEO Edo Banach reported from his first Listening Tour location in Las Vegas: “We spoke about the fact that we are facing more challenges today than in the past. Being a hospice provider is far more complex than it…

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NHPCO CEO Edo Banach leads a Summer Listening Tour

VA, Alexandria (NHPCO updater) June 8, 2017 The Summer Listening Tour is your opportunity to share your input and expertise to help shape NHPCO’s direction for the future. President and CEO, Edo Banach will be traveling across the country this…

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Be the Voice of Your Patients and Families on Capitol Hill

Alexandria, VA (NHPCO updater) June 1, 2017 The 2017 Hospice Action Network Advocacy Intensive is your best opportunity for the hospice community to speak with one voice with the policy makers who craft legislation that impacts the hospice and palliative…

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One Community One Voice: 2017 HAN Advocacy Intensive

Alexandria, VA (NHPCO updater) May 19, 2017 Hospice Action Network and NHPCO will host the 2017 Advocacy Intensive in Washington, DC, on July 17-18, 2017. This event gives hospice programs nationwide an opportunity to stand as one community and speak…

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NHPCO, AAHPM and HPNA Call for Posters for the 2017 Virtual Conference

Alexandria, VA (NHPCO updater) May 16, 2017 NHPCO, AAHPM and HPNA are seeking posters of original research studies, systematic reviews, evidence-based clinical practice approaches and related topics for inclusion in the Virtual Poster Gallery for the 2017 Virtual Conference, “Aligning…

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NHPCO Comments on CMS Proposed FY2018 Hospice Wage Index Rule

On April 27, 2017, the Federal Register posted the FY2018 Hospice Wage Index proposed rule for public inspection. Download the proposed rule, public inspection version (PDF). 800×600… The NHPCO Updater dives into issues on regulatory, advocacy, quality, research, education and…

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NHPCO serves CMS a beef-laden compliment sandwich

In their Friday press release, the NHPCO delivered a beef-laden compliment sandwich to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with some sharp cheddar cheese comments in the middle. Their April 28th press release begins with what could be…

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New NHPCO video encourages public on Advance Care Planning

Alexandria, VA (NHPCO) April 12, 2017 It is the 10th Anniversary of National Healthcare Decisions Day – a movement to encourage people across the U.S. to learn more about advance care planning. In honor of NHDD, the National Hospice and…

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Upcoming Webinar on Trauma-Informed End-of-Life Care

NHPCO is offering a Webinar on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET that will explore the ways that past experiences with psychological trauma impact the end of life and how hospice and… The NHPCO Updater dives into…

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