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2016/08/24 - 9:10am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
August 24, 2016

NHPCO Making a Gift to LMHPCO Flood Relief Fund to Help Hospices in Louisiana

Matching grant of $20,000 will double the impact of donations

2013/06/14 - 2:21pm | Press Release

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For Immediate Release:
June 14, 2013

2013/05/22 - 3:30pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
May 23, 2013

Memorial Day: Make it a Time of Remembrance and Support

NHPCO Encourages Americans to Reach Out to Those Who Have Experienced a Loss

2013/05/22 - 9:57am | Press Release

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NHPCO Geographic Area Representative Update
May 2013

NHPCO’s board of directors, along with the boards of our affiliate organizations, met the last week of April in conjunction with the annual Management and Leadership Conference. In our roles as your Geographic Area Representatives, we would like to take the opportunity to update you on some of the key issues that we discussed at our meeting.

2013/05/21 - 10:34am | Press Release

A Message from Don Schumacher
May 21, 2013

The destruction caused by the violent tornado that hit Oklahoma yesterday – and in the violent storms occurring due to the severe weather conditions in our nation’s heartland – is overwhelming. Particularly heart wrenching is the devastation and loss of life seen in Moore, Oklahoma.

2013/05/08 - 2:50pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
May 08, 2013

About a week ago we concluded the annual Management and Leadership Conference, which included our first Policy Symposium hosted with the Hospice Action Network, the annual National Hospice Foundation Gala, FHSSA’s Partnering Breakfast, and many meetings of the boards and various NHPCO councils.  While a busy week, it gave me the opportunity to spend time with members from all over the country. 

2013/05/01 - 3:51pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
May 2, 2013

NHPCO Comments on CMS Proposed Payment FY2014 Update for Hospice

(Alexandria, Va) – On Monday, April 29, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a proposed rule which would update the fiscal year (FY) 2014 hospice reimbursement rates.  The CMS notice claimed that hospices would receive a 1.1 percent market basket increase in their reimbursement.

2013/04/29 - 1:50pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
April 30, 2013

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