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2014-10-14 23:06:10

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will welcome more than 1,000 hospice and palliative professionals and industry experts to Nashville to explore best practices in the field of hospice and palliative care. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 WHO: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in cooperation with the Tennessee Hospice Organization WHAT: 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive WHEN: Sunday, October 26 – Wednesday, October 29,...

2014-10-07 23:07:25

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations applauds President Obama signing into law the “Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014” (IMPACT Act) that includes provisions creating greater oversight and increased transparency within the hospice community. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization heralds the passage of this legislation and the additional oversight it will bring to end-of-life care...

2014-09-30 23:14:17

New video from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's “Moments of Life” campaign shows the compassion provided by hospice to a couple facing ALS. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Visit Pam and Steve’s quiet home in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Chestnut Hill and you will find a loving couple facing the most monumental challenge of their life together, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Steve was diagnosed with ALS – more commonly known as ALS or Lou...

2014-09-26 23:01:24

Country music superstar and American icon Naomi Judd will be the honored opening plenary speaker at NHPCO’s upcoming Clinical Team Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, October 27 – 29, 2014. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization looks forward to welcoming the legendary Naomi Judd as the opening guest speaker at its 15th annual Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort &...

2014-09-19 12:25:03

Hospice provisions added to the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) will create increased transparency within the hospice community. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act), legislation which includes hospice integrity provisions that are backed by the hospice community. The National...

2014-09-18 16:28:02

"Moments of Life" continues to debunk common misperceptions of hospice ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people equate a conversation about hospice as being told they must give up. However, more than 1 million people across the nation have learned just the opposite. They've been touched by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's "Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice" campaign since its launch on May 15, 2014. The campaign's intent is to debunk...

2014-06-25 16:26:29

NHPCO encourages Congress to Support Senate and House Sign-on Letters Halting Policy Implementation ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Focused advocacy by the hospice community on recent policy regarding Medicare Part D (http://hospiceactionnetwork.org/get-informed/issues/part-d/) and payment of drugs for hospice patients led to a stakeholder meeting convened by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on June 25. More than 30 organizations including the...

2014-06-25 12:25:10

NHPCO's Offers Guidance to Help People Make a Choice about a Hospice Provider ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a loved one is diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting illness, the questions facing an individual or a family can be overwhelming. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (http://www.nhpco.org) recommends that people learn more about hospice (http://www.momentsoflife.org/what-hospice) as an important option before they are faced with a...

2014-05-16 23:01:17

Partnership Ensures Resources for U.S. Veterans as New Hospice Legislation Goes into Effect San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 United States veterans and active duty military personnel in San Diego have access to a myriad of resources as a result of a partnership between Silverado Hospice and We Honor Veterans – an innovative program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The partnership serves San Diego’s large military population by addressing needs...

2014-05-15 16:28:16

Patients' and families' stories show hospice is about more than death - it's about life ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebrating the 40(th) anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, "Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice," that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at the end of life...


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