Research suggests more supports needed for families of palliative care patients
Sep 26, 2023
A new study revealed that relatives might not receive the support they need when a loved one undergoes in-home palliative care.
Home palliative care can improve quality of life for heart failure patients, study reveals
Sep 08, 2023
Not only does home-based palliative care improve heart failure patients’ quality of life, it can do so immediately, according to new research.
Concurrent care is a win-win for patients, payers, researchers say
Aug 29, 2023
Strict policy rules forbid many patients from receiving potentially life-prolonging treatment while enrolled in hospice care. However, researchers have observed that receipt of both — called concurrent...
Senators introduce bill creating community-based palliative care model
Jun 09, 2023
Hospice providers are praising the introduction of legislation Thursday that proposes the creation of a demonstration project to support improved access to palliative care services through a community-based...
We must maintain telehealth flexibilities for palliative care
Holly Yang, MD
May 29, 2023
As a hospice and palliative medicine physician, I can say that the telehealth flexibilities brought about by the pandemic for our patient population have been transformative. Changes in technology, regulations,...
It’s time to stop casting blame and improve hospice, expert panel asserts
Apr 25, 2023
The hospice industry must stop pointing fingers at bad actors and take responsibility for quality and compliance problems.
Provider groups call on members to rally around hospice study
Apr 13, 2023
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization urged members Wednesday to “evangelize” the findings of a recent study on the cost-saving...
MedArrive to expand with $8M cash infusion
Apr 12, 2023
In-home care management platform MedArrive has received another financial shot in the arm.
California man pleads guilty to $3.1M hospice fraud scheme
Apr 05, 2023
The government’s intense focus on rooting out fraud in the hospice industry resulted in a California man pleading guilty earlier this week in a $3.1 million Medicaid fraud scheme.
Workforce, Medicare cuts to take center stage at NAHC’s upcoming March on Washington
Mar 24, 2023
Home care providers will focus on the negative impacts of the workforce shortage and Medicare home health payment cuts when they converse with lawmakers during the National Association for Home Care &...