Hospice Care Resources

Hospice Improves Quantity and Quality of Life
http://www.seriousillness.org/grandstrand/administrative/featurearticle.php

 

Hospice and Respite Care – Medicare.gov
http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/hospice-and-respite-care.html

 

Hospice Care – National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Support/hospice

 

Hospice Payment System – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/hospice_pay_sys_fs.pdf

 

Hospice Care – Help Guide: Quality of Life at the End of Life
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/hospice_care.htm

 

Advance Directives – Nevada
http://dhcfp.state.nv.us/advancedirectives.htm

 

Advance Directives – Arizona
https://www.azag.gov/sites/default/files/sites/all/docs/lifecare/LCP_Packet_fillable.pdf

 

Advance Directives – Iowa
http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/ad/Iowa.pdf

 

Advance Directives - Illinois
http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/ad/Illinois.pdf

Industry News
Down East Hospice Volunteers looking for people to offer support for local families
3/24/2019 2:06:00 AM
Down East Hospice Volunteers is the only volunteer hospice program ... A 1-mile fun run for kids 10 and under is also a part of the day. For more information and to register for the race, log on to ... View More...

Hospice leaders push for Gov. Jim Justice to sign SB 537
3/19/2019 4:50:00 PM
the data that hospice care is currently based on is outdated and not as comprehensive as it could be; however, Senate Bill 537 would allow for new information to be gathered in order to offer a more ... View More...

Memorial 5K to benefit Henry County hospice
3/23/2019 10:13:00 PM
As the cost of hospice care rises, the goal is to continue to provide care to patients at no cost. For more information or to donate, contact Katelyn Britenriker at 419-599-5545. View More...

Hospice patient information released in phishing attack
3/19/2019 9:40:00 AM
Frederick County hospice patients between June 2017 and January 2019 may have had their information compromised, according to a press release from Frederick County Regional Health System. An ... View More...

Panel backs ending requirement for hospice doctors
3/21/2019 4:37:00 AM
A Florida law mandating that hospice and palliative-care physicians check a statewide ... on opioids and required physicians who prescribe the substances to enter certain information into the database ... View More...

WCSU Names Hospice CEO Entrepreneur of the Year
3/14/2019 9:04:00 AM
The Regional Hospice board of directors agreed and Roy ... 837-8486 or visiting www.wcsu.edu/ia/entrepreneur/. For more information, contact Paul Steinmetz at (203) 837-9805 or at Steinmetzp@ ... View More...

FRIDAY FIVE: Bowling tournament to benefit Hospice Sunday
3/22/2019 4:43:00 AM
Hospice will be holding a bake sale with some nice homemade ... Submit your event for The Friday Five by email editor@richmondregister.com. Please include contact information if further details are ... View More...

VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice helps take the stress of going to see your healthcare provider
3/19/2019 7:17:00 AM
For more information, visit the Community Care section of VNACommunityHealthcare.org. VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice is a century old nonprofit, donor-supported organization with a rich tradition ... View More...

Hospice of Michigan awarded large grant to study caregiver burnout
3/21/2019 6:01:00 AM
The non-profit organization has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund and will participate in a study to ultimately reduce caregiver burnout in the hospice and ... View More...

Catholic priest accused of groping woman in hospice care during last rites
3/21/2019 11:04:00 AM
Police contend in the arrest affidavit that the woman was in hospice care for complications from diabetes ... The diocese said it will cooperate fully with police and asks anyone with information ... View More...

Hospice bill important to every West Virginian
3/20/2019 4:04:00 PM
According to information provided by hospice officials, the action would eliminate the certificate of need process and could lead to a large growth of hospice providers in the state. Many may argue ... View More...

Answers to Hospice Providers’ Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Opioids in Georgia
3/20/2019 12:02:00 AM
... offer a prescription of an opioid antagonist such as naloxone to a hospice patient when prescribing an opioid. DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein ... View More...

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