My Hospice Round Up: Going Above & Beyond

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. This month, we asked the #MyHospice community to share stories about how hospice goes above and beyond to provide quality care for patients and their loved ones. See some of their responses below: “I have volunteered for many years for our local…

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My Hospice: Marie’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Marie Barbagallo, it meant being able to see her daughter get married before she died. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services provided for patients like Marie through the Medicare Hospice Benefit. As if on cue, the…

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GET PCHETA TO 290!

We now have 289 cosponsors!! Just one more to go! Thanks to your recent advocacy efforts during Virtual Hill Week and the follow-up efforts of our My Hospice Ambassadors who took to Capitol Hill to reiterate our asks, The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (H.R.647/S.2080) currently has 287 sponsors in the House.…

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My Hospice: Betty’s Story

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Betty, it means being able to sing along to her favorite tunes with music therapists. As Medicare’s first coordinated care model, we must protect the services like music therapy under the hospice Medicare Hospice Benefit for patients like Betty. At Angelic…

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My Hospice: Patti’s Story

My Hospice: Patti’s Story – Hospice Action Network What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For one town and school district, it meant receiving help from Hospice & Community Care for how to deal with grief after student deaths. Last fall, Warwick School District was blindsided by two tragedies…

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My Hospice Round Up: Advocating for Hospice Care

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. This month, we asked the #MyHospice community to share stories about how they advocate for hospice care. See some of their responses below: “Compassus colleagues are important advocates for hospice. Some are involved in regular discussions with policymakers to raise awareness of…

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My Hospice Ambassador Spotlight: Paul Ledford

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For My Hospice Ambassadors, like Paul Ledford, it means acting as a leader in their state to support Medicare’s first coordinated care model and protect the Medicare Hospice Benefit. My Hospice Ambassadors are hospice and palliative care professionals with an interest in advocacy who…

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My Hospice: A Visit with Rep. Blunt Rochester at Seasons Hospice Inpatient Unit

What My Hospice means is different to each individual and family we serve. For Jillian Jackson at Seasons Hospice, it means sharing her passion for hospice with Members of Congress and policymakers. In a recent meeting with Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Jillian had the opportunity to talk about Medicare’s first coordinated care model and…

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