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NHPCO Podcast

Nov 17, 2020

Our post election episode from 2016 has been one of our most popular and we are excited to bring you this discussion to mark our 100th episode. Jon R. sits down with NHPCO's Director of Legislative Affairs, Mark Slobodien and Andrew Woods, Chairman of the Liberty Partners Group. Hear a discussion on what we know now and...


Nov 4, 2020

Quality reporting changes are coming and will be effective January 1, 2021. Jon R. sits down with Jennifer Kennedy and Judi Lund Person to discuss these changes, a couple head scratchers included and what providers need to know and can be doing now.


Oct 27, 2020

This episode, originally aired in March 2018 has withstood the test of time. November is National Hospice Month and the perfect time to revisit this conversation. Starting with a reminder of the federal Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990, Judi, Jennifer and Jon talk about the importance of advance care planning....


Oct 7, 2020

Judi Lund Person tells us at the beginning of this episode that getting into the weeds on reimbursement is fun, and we put her to the test. The FY2021 began on October 1, which is when the Medicare rates and wage index went into effect, hear what's new and what else is in this year's rule.


Sep 15, 2020

Jon R. sits down with Annie Acs to analyze NHPCO's 2020 Facts and Figures Report. This report is the only report of its kind that is available free-of-charge to the public and provides an overview of hospice care delivery in the U.S. with specific information on hospice patient characteristics, location and level of...