Monthly News Update
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month has come to a close, and thank you to everyone who participated in Social Media Day and other outreach events throughout the month. Our official month may be ending, but see below for a quick recap of everything that has happened over the past few weeks:
NHPCO Around Town:
- Hospices Honor Veterans Across the Country
- Meeting the Needs of our Nation’s Heroes at the End of Life
- The Latest Children’s Project on Palliative/Hospice Services e-Journal is Out!
- Policymakers must protect, preserve Medicare’s hospice benefit
- Why Medicare Patients are more likely to have End-of-Life Talks with their Doctors
Don’t forget to check out NHPCO’s latest Podcast, OIG 2017 Workplan and Hospice
What’s on the Horizon:
The Advocacy Intensive is Changing. The 2018 Advocacy Intensive will occur on Wednesday, April 25, the third day of NHPCO’s annual Management and Leadership Conference. The early bird discount is available until December 15th – Register Today!
Special thank you to everyone who participated in National Hospice and Palliative Care Month! Whether you reached out to Members of Congress, participated in a We Honor Veterans ceremony, or volunteered with your local hospice organization, we appreciate all of your hard work and effort.
As always, we are monitoring the changes coming out of Congress, CMS, and the White House. Feel free to share this update with your collegues, and please share our current Action Alerts! Additionally, we are working to update our advocacy materials for 2018, so please check out our Advocacy Toolkit, and send us your ideas for improvements!
Thank you for all you do!