Heart of Hospice Awards

Award Winning Care

We are delighted to share the winners of our Heart of Hospice award winners.

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Butterfly Treasure Hospice Resale Shop

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Shop or donate to our Butterfly Treasure Hospice Resale Shop to show your support of hospice research, programing and advocacy.

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Midwest Virtual Conference

2021 MHPCA Midwest Virtual Conference on Palliative and End of Life Care
OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 2, 2021
Sheraton Crown Center - Kansas City, MO

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Veterans Hospice Care

We Honor Veterans

Our caring professionals are on a mission to serve veterans through geriatric and extended care programs.

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Hospice Care

Choosing a hospice care facility can be a difficult decision. We provide questions to ask your hospice provider to help you make the decision that's right for your family.

Palliative Care

For people with serious illnesses, palliative care providers can improve the quality of life for both your loved one and family. A team of doctors, nurse and other specialists work together to provide extra support.

What's New

COVID-19 Update: Get the latest news from Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association on COVID-19 guidelines, training and information.

Upcoming Events

Welcome to Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association (MHPCA)

Upcoming Training

Jan 20, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Enhance your Understanding of Hospice A (admit) to DC (discharge) Webinar

January 20, 2021 10am-11:30am CT via Zoom

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Feb 16, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Understanding Recent Regulatory Changes for Hospice Providers Webinar

February 16, 2021 10am-11:30am CT via Zoom This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association

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Mar 11, 2021 | 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Heart of Hospice Virtual Awards

 March 11, 2021

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What's Happening

Notice to Submit Comments for State of Missouri Hospice Rule

  Anyone may file a statement in support of or in opposition to this proposed amendment with Lisa Coots, Administrator, Bureau of Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards, Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or at Lisa.Coots@health.mo.gov. To be considered, comments must be received within…

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Coroner Bill

Governor Signs Coroner Bill Into Law COLUMBIA — On Monday, July 6, 2020 Governor Mike Parson signed HB 2046. Inside the omnibus bill was coroner training reform Jay Minor’s been working toward for years. Minor has been fighting for justice for his son, Jayke, who died in 2011. A 2018 KOMU Target 8 Investigation detailed a…

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AGG Hospice CMS Quarterly Report

CMS Announces Hospice Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19 CMS has announced a series of temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to provide hospice providers with flexibility to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The goals of these actions are to expand the healthcare system workforce; ensure adequate capacity in hospitals and health systems; increase access to telehealth…

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