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NHPCO Podcast

Apr 6, 2021

In this week's podcast, NHPCO's Lori Bishop and Jennifer Kennedy provide an update on HQRP. Listen in to learn more about Hospice Visits in the Last Days of Life (HVLDL), the Hospice Care Index, value-based reimbursement, the HOPE tool, and how NHPCO's Quality Connections can help you be prepared for what's to come.


Mar 16, 2021

In this week's podcast, Jennifer Kennedy sits down with Christine Nidd of Hospice of the Northwest and Natalie McNeal of Wellstar Community Hospice, advisors on the NHPCO Quality and Standards Committee. Christine and Natalie reflect on the past year of the COVID-19 public health emergency and share surprises, lessons...


Mar 2, 2021

In this week's podcast episode, JR sits down with NHPCO's Judi Lund Person and Kim Skehan, Director of Compliance, Regulatory and Quality from Simione Healthcare Consultant to discuss survey readiness. Learn more about the changes Kim and Judi have noticed in surveyors and the survey process in the last year, and take...


Feb 16, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, JR talks with Lori Bishop, NHPCO's Vice President of Palliative and Advanced Care, and Balu Natarajan, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Seasons Healthcare Management and chair of NHPCO's Palliative Care Council. Lori and Balu discuss the future of community-based palliative care, how that can...


Feb 2, 2021

The MyNHPCO Pharmacist Community, in collaboration with the MyNHPCO Physician/Advanced Practice Provider Community and numerous hospice professionals, released the NHPCO Deprescribing Toolkit for NHPCO members. In this episode of the podcast, JR talks with Judi Lund Person and Jason Kimbrel, Vice President of Hospice...