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Austin, TX – Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization has selected Brandie Baker as its next executive director. Brandie will succeed Larry Farrow, who is retiring at the end of October after 27 years leading the organization. Brandie first joined TNMHO, a nonprofit member-based association that educates and advocates for Hospices in Texas and New […]
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AUTHORS EXAMINE THE WORK OF PALLIATIVE CARE IN NURSING HOMES “Palliative and End-of-Life Needs of People Receiving Care in Nursing Homes: Answering the Call” appears in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. The article is written by Mary Ersek, Phd, RN, FPCN, and Betty Ferrell, Phd, FAAM, FPCN. About 25% of Medicare beneficiaries die […]
Federal News and Information Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Hospice providers need to be aware that the IRS has announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rate for the final 6 months of 2022. Taxpayers may use the optional standard mileage rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business and certain […]
Article of the Week: “The Loss of a ‘Good’ Death” An article in Medpage Today explores how COVID has changed both dying and grieving processes, and warns of long-lasting repercussions. With over a million deaths from COVID, says author Rebecca Morse, PhD, MA, “We are just now starting to see and feel the true cumulative […]