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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.




Avoiding Potholes in Medicare Hospice Billing 


Thursday, Nov. 19 


Westerre Conference Center

Richmond, VA





CGS HH & H Senior Provider Relations Representative Nykesha Scales is coming to Richmond to conduct a Seminar intended for Hospice Billers, Administrators & Team Members responsible for accurate & timely development of claims.


Topics include the recent CMS regulatory changes that impact how hospice providers submit their claims to Medicare. 


It begins at  9:30am and will conclude by 3:30pm 

This is your chance to learn, ask questions and hear about  changes taking place in CMS

Seating is Limited!

To Register

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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.



VAHPC is pleased to announce an affiliation with HospicareRx, the pharmacy management company.

HospiCareRx not only partners with hospice agencies to effectively manage medication benefits for their patients but also participates in revenue sharing with VAHPC when our members become a HospiCareRx client. Visit their website




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Educational Opportunities

Hospice Webinars 

Education on non-clinical topics is available through our affiliate Home Health & Hospice Education Network. The Network offers nationally acclaimed presenters and exciting timely topics.

Registration rates are deeply discounted for VAHPC members and every purchase produces a royalty payment to VAHPC.

Purchasing these great webinars benefits your hospice program and VAHPC!

Click here to explore the available webinars and registration details.

All questions related to the webinars (including registration and billing issues) must be addressed directly to the Network at 406-442-2585.


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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  for 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



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