Monthly Archives: February, 2018

NHPCO Applauds Passage of the Medicare Patient Access to Hospice Act

Legislation will allow physician assistants to serve as the attending physician to hospice patients. (Alexandria, Va) –  In the early morning hours on February 9, the Senate voted on a major two-year deal that sets budget caps for FYI 2018 and FY 2019. The budget package included Medicare related policies, including The Medicare Patient Access […]

Hospice FAQs

Here are a few of the frequently asked questions about hospice, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO): When is the right time to ask about hospice? Now is the best time to learn more about hospice and ask questions about what to expect from hospice services.  Although end-of-life care may be […]