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2014-04-26 23:01:57

Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our "Congressional Advocacy Notebook" project. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our...

2014-04-01 23:01:01

Deyta Unveiled the 2014 Hospice Honors List and Celebrated with Recipients at the NHPCO's Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Deyta LLC an industry leader in data-driven management, is excited to announce recipients of the second annual Hospice HonorsTM, a prestigious program established by Deyta that recognizes hospice agencies providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. The official list of recipients was unveiled...

2014-03-27 23:24:37

Hospice solution enhanced with additional claims data to support payment reform. Atlanta and National Harbor, MD. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that its Brightree® Hospice solution is compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Change Request (CR) 8358. Effective on April 1, 2014, Medicare CR-8358 requires...

2014-03-19 23:23:56

Controversy About End-of-Life Care to Be Examined by Policy and Media Professionals Washington (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 On March 25, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) will hold a panel discussion to review questions recently raised about the appropriate length of stay in hospice care. “The Right Care at the Right Time: An Open Conversation About Hospice Length of Stay” will feature leading experts in hospice policy and a health care editor of a nationally...

2014-03-18 20:22:10

Hospice Community applauds study of care model that may increase hospice access ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's President and CEO J. Donald Schumacher released the following statement on today's announcement from Secretary Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the Medicare Care Choices Model. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/DC25260LOGO "On behalf of NHPCO and our...

2014-03-14 12:29:03

NHPCO Voices Concern for Flawed Recommendation ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is opposed to the recent recommendation by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to "carve-in" the Medicare Hospice Benefit (MHB) for Medicare Advantage (MA) participants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/DC25260LOGO In its March 2014 report to Congress, MedPAC recommended that Medicare...

2014-02-03 16:25:43

NHPCO applauds focus on end-of-life care and calls for additional data collection ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today, "The AcademyHealth Listening Project: Improving the Evidence Base for Medicare Policymaking," identifies end-of-life care as an area where policy makers are seeking additional research. The survey respondents specifically noted that hospice utilization and length of stay are of particular interest. (Logo:...

2013-11-15 23:02:25

Hospice Savannah’s 22nd annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering will be held Sunday, Dec. 1. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Hospice Savannah will hold their 22nd annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 by the band shell in Forsyth Park, bordered by Gaston Street on the north, Drayton Street on the east, Park Avenue on the south, and Whitaker Street on the west in Savannah. There is no charge to attend but donations...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.