NHPCO and HAN Endorse the Travel Nursing Agency Transparency Study Act

(Alexandria, VA) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and its advocacy affiliate, the Hospice Action Network (HAN), are pleased to endorse the Travel Nursing Agency Transparency Study Act (S.4352/H.R. 8576), sponsored by Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Congressman Greg Murphy (R-NC), which will take crucial next steps to better understand the current…


NHPCO and HAN Call on Congress to Protect Hospice Medicare Benefits

For Immediate Release:April 8, 2022 (Alexandria, Va) – Today, Congress is leaving town for a two-week vacation without addressing the cuts to hospice. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and Hospice Action Network (HAN) are voicing their concerns for the hospice provider community. Due to congressional inaction, a one percent cut to Medicare payments known as sequestration…


NHPCO and HAN Share a Message of Sympathy Upon the Death of Representative Elijah Cummings

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2019 (Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Hospice Action Network extend deepest sympathies to the family, friends, colleagues and constituents of Representative Elijah Cummings who died today in Baltimore, at the age of 68. A native and long-time resident of Baltimore, Rep. Cummings was an eight term Congressman representing Maryland’s…


New Legislation Introduced to Expand Palliative Care Workforce

NHPCO is proud to support new legislation that would grow the palliative care workforce by creating incentives and loan forgiveness opportunities through the National Health Services Corp. Read more in a press release by NHPCO below: NHPCO Supports Provider Training in Palliative Care Act For Immediate Release:June 21, 2019 NHPCO Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation…

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