Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association has worked for a number of years to pass legislation to allow hospices in Missouri to pronounce without contacting the coroner for a hospice death. The hospice medical director would sign the death certificate and send it to the proper authorities. This law would allow coroners to make calls…

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Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Receives Grant for Prison Hospice Program Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is pleased to announce the organization has received a grant from Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks for its Prison Hospice Program that covers all correctional facilities within the State of Missouri. The grant…

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Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Receives Grant for Prison Hospice Program Jefferson City, MO– The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is pleased to announce the organization has received a grant from Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks for a Prison Hospice Training at South Central Correctional Center – SCCC in Licking Missouri. South Central Correctional…

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Missouri Hospice Medicaid Trending Study

MO Hospice Association Completes Second Year Trending Study Affirms the Important Need for Hospice in State Medicaid Programs Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association (MHPCA) recently released a trending Hospice Medicaid study that affirms the cost benefits of maintaining hospice care in Medicaid programs across the nation. The Missouri Hospice…

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Prison

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association helps MoDOC implement New Hospice Training Program On May 15, 2015, the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association in partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections launched a comprehensive hospice training that will positively impact those affected by end of life in the prison population. This first training for…

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End of Life Care Providers Get New Online Resource Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association (MHPCA) recently launched a new online training for end of life care providers. End of Life Education for the Nurse Assistant or EDNA is a nine module web-based curriculum for end of life care and…

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Missouri Hospice - Medicaid Project

Missouri Hospice Association Completes Ground-Breaking Study Affirms Need for Hospice in State Medicaid Programs Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association (MHPCA) recently released a study that affirms the cost benefits of maintaining hospice care in Medicaid programs across the nation. The Missouri Hospice Medicaid Study clearly indicates that hospice actually…

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