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NHPCO Podcast

Jun 15, 2021

This episode features NHPCO's Lori Bishop, Annie Acs, and special guest Dave Ault, Counsel at Fagere Drinker. Lori, Annie and Dave provide an update on CMMI's models and demos and discuss contracting opportunities for providers, especially for community-based palliative care. Even if you’re comfortable in...


Jun 1, 2021

In this week's episode, Jon R. welcomes NHPCO's Judi Lund Person along with Stacy Groff, Vice President of Specialized Services at Tidewell Hospice. CMS is encouraging hospice programs to start rebuilding their volunteer programs in anticipation of the end of the public health emergency (and the 1135 waivers) on or...


May 18, 2021

This episode, originally aired in April 2019, features messages and themes that continue to be timely. In this special leadership episode, Jon R. sits down with former NHO President and CEO Jay Mahoney and Empath Health CEO Rafael Sciullo to discuss our evolution as an organization and how the principles that...


May 4, 2021

In this week's podcast, Jon talks with NHPCO's Judi Lund Person and Jennifer Kennedy about the FY22 Hospice Wage Index Proposed Rule. Listen to hear about both the regulatory and quality focused aspects of the proposed rule, including rebasing of rates, the importance of accurate cost reports, how 2022 quality data...


Apr 20, 2021

In this week's podcast, JR talks with NHPCO's Annie Acs and Lori Bishop. Annie gives an update on CMMI models and demos, and Lori connects the dots between these models, medical group practices, and opportunities to provide palliative care. Listen to learn more and hear how these opportunities, along with free resources...