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This is Something New

from VAHPC

 

We know you expected our

Clinical Conference to take place

this Spring

But this year it's going to be different!

VAHPC is combining the

Clinical Conference & Leadership Forum into one event!

Registration is Now OPEN !

Click here to download the

2017 Hospice Summit Brochure


To Register

Click Here



 

 

Click Here to Order

a 20-pc. set for $45!

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Risk Evaluation

& Mitigation Toolkit (REM)

This toolkit takes a proactive "partnering" approach to opioid safety and assumes that patients and families want to assure that medications are used safely.

The purpose of this toolkit is to help those who work with hospice patients and their family members address the issue of substance abuse and diversion.

Download

yourcopy today

by using this link

 

 

Whenever you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Virginia Association for Hospices and Palliative Care. When you shop for Mom this year, go to Amazon.com, log on to the site using this link. By using this portal, Amazon automatically donates 0.5% of the purchase price to VAHPC. The more it's used, the more support VAHPC receives, so please bookmark the link and use it often!


 

Welcome to Virginia Association for Hospices & Palliative Care (VAHPC)

The Virginia Association for Hospices and Palliative Care advocates for quality care for all persons with life limiting illnesses. 
 
VAHPC  promotes hospice and palliative care education and ethical practices, and serves as a  united voice and resource for its members.
 
Our primary responsibility is to the citizens of the Commonwealth. We hope that you will find this site useful and that you will return frequently  for information and support when facing the challenges of a life-limiting disease.

 

                    

 



  

BEWARE OF HOSPICE SOLICITATION

The Hospice Support Fund, based in Nashville and using a mail processing center in Merrifield, VA has been soliciting by mail in several areas in Virginia requesting donations "to bring end of life home hospice care to all Americans". This organization is not affiliated with the Virginia Association for Hospices & Palliative Care, nor is it associated with any licensed hospice in Virginia. As far as we can determine no hospice nor hospice patient has benefited from this  organization.

 

Member Links

Palliative Care

The Virginia Department of Health, VDH, has created a palliative care informational website which includes information on the following:

  • delivery of palliative care in the home and in primary, secondary and tertiary environments;
  • best practices for the delivery of palliative care;
  • consumer education materials and referral information for palliative care and
  • continuing education opportunities for health care providers.

Click here for palliative care information.


Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus

CCC +

Managed Long Term Care Services & Supports (formerly MLTSS) is now called Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus.

Beginning in July, 2017 the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will begin a new initiative. It is estimated that this initiative will involve over 213,00 Virginians.

To better understand the CCC Plus, please click on the title to review an Intro to Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus.

Additional information can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for CCC, which is accessible here.


Additional Offers:

Market Reports

Latest Medicare Data

We are excited to be able to provide an important tool for your strategic planning using the most recent Medicare data available (2010). Market Reports that will give your hospice organization access to detailed, county-level hospice data as an invaluable tool to compare your program with others in your service area at a discounted price for VAHPC members. Email info@virginiahospices.orgfor more details or click here for order form(2013).

Maps indicating Medicare Hospice penetration by Congressional District are available free of charge for VAHPC Provider Members. Request yours by emailing your congressional district number to info@virginiahospices.org

 
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9/20/2017
Board Meeting

9/20/2017 » 9/21/2017
2017 Hospice Skills Intensive Summit

12/15/2017
Board Meeting