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Membership Benefits

Discounted Rates

  • Seminars and conferences (typically 40-50% less)
  • Education (for those not using the Education Subscription)
  • 50% off the Chap Survey Application Fee
  • $500 off of ACHC Surveys

Marketing and Policy

  • Representation of hospice in both the legislative and regulatory arenas
  • Posting of your open positions to our job board
  • Listing your hospice agency on our Find a Provider page

Members-Only Content

  • Weekly TNMHPO newsletter featuring important insights into hospice news
  • Access to TNMHPO Member Community Platform
  • Access to industry experts to answer your tough questions

Membership Options

Licensed Provider

For hospices seeking to remain at the forefront of the industry, a Licensed Provider membership is tailored to your specific needs. With dues calculated based on patient revenue, our membership ensures you stay connected and up-to-date in the dynamic world of hospice care.

Affiliate Member or Patron

Are you an organization or individual passionate about advancing hospice care? Join our community as an Affiliate Member or Patron. This membership is ideal for Accreditation Providers, DME, Pharmacy, Triage, Consultants, Legal Professionals, Cremation Services, and more, who share our commitment to the hospice industry.

Developing Provider

Starting a new hospice and not yet Medicare certified? The Developing Provider membership is the perfect way to engage with TNMHPO and build a solid foundation for your agency. Request a complimentary membership for the first year. 

Add an Education Subscription

For a flat annual rate, access 100+ CEU-approved online courses for all hospice specific disciplines for your entire staff.

Membership FAQs

Have a question before you buy? See our most commonly asked questions below or contact us directly.

Discounted Rates

  • Typically 40-50% less for:
    • Seminars and conferences (Regulatory, Chaplain, Social Worker, Annual Conference, Palmetto GBA’s MACtoberfest®)
    • Online education and training for those not using Education Subscription (Includes 90+ hours of online hospice specific courses)
  • Up to 35% off webinars from Hospice & Home Care Webinar Network
  • 50% off the Chap Survey Application Fee
  • $500 off ACHC Surveys

Marketing and Policy

  • Our website serves as a comprehensive hospice hub, providing general information on hospice care to families and individuals seeking guidance during difficult times. It’s a trusted source of information that empowers families to make informed decisions.
  • Locator for Families: We go a step further by offering a mapped locator feature. Families can easily find hospice providers in their area, making the search for the right care seamless and stress-free.
  • Medicare’s Hospice Booklet: TNMHPO proudly stands as a recognized referral source. Our number is published in Medicare’s Hospice Booklet, further cementing our position as a trusted resource for those seeking hospice care.

Members-Only Content

When you become a TNMHPO member, you gain access to a world of exclusive content and resources designed to elevate your hospice practice. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store:


  • Weekly TNMHPO Newsletter
    • Stay in the know with our weekly newsletter, your source for critical updates. Dive into federal and state regulatory changes, upcoming events, and insightful hospice news. We’re your trusted newsroom for staying informed.
  • Meet Your Hospice Experts
    • We’re here to empower you with knowledge and confidence. TNMHPO grants you exclusive access to a team of seasoned hospice experts, ready to provide the answers you need. Whether you’re grappling with regulatory complexities, seeking industry insights, or facing unique challenges, our experts are just a click or a call away.
      • The Benefits of Expert Guidance
        • Sound Advice: Receive reliable and well-informed guidance from experts who understand the intricacies of hospice care.
        • Industry Insights: Stay ahead of the curve with access to the latest trends, best practices, and emerging developments in the hospice field.
        • Problem-Solving Partners: Partner with us to tackle complex issues, find innovative solutions, and ensure your hospice practice thrives.
  • Regulatory Guidance Documents
    • Our government relations guru has you covered. TNMHPO provides you with regulatory guidance documents that demystify the intricacies of healthcare regulations. These resources are designed to empower you with knowledge, simplify compliance, and enhance your practice.
  • Job Listings on Our Platform
    • Looking for the best talent or searching for your next career move? We’ve got you covered. Post your open positions to our job website and connect with qualified professionals in the hospice field.
  • TNMHPO Member Community on Mobilize
    • Welcome to your dynamic online community, exclusively designed for TNMHPO members. Mobilize is the hub for knowledge exchange, content curation, idea incubation, and professional networking. Connect with peers, collaborate on projects, and tap into the collective wisdom of the hospice community.

Ready to unlock these exclusive TNMHPO benefits?
Become a member and take your hospice practice to the next level. Your journey to excellence starts here.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your membership, please contact us. We’re here to support your hospice aspirations and professional growth.

At TNMHPO, we are dedicated to championing the interests of hospice providers like you. Our advocacy efforts extend to both national and state levels, where we work tirelessly to represent your concerns and needs before legislative bodies and regulatory agencies.

Why Choose TNMHPO for Advocacy?

  • National Representation: We proudly represent both Texas and New Mexico on the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization’s (NHPCO) Council of States. This national platform allows us to voice your concerns and advocate for hospice providers’ interests on a broader scale.
  • Legislative Engagement: As Congress and state legislatures grapple with financial and other critical issues, we stand by your side, advocating for policies and regulations that support the hospice community. Our advocacy efforts are aimed at ensuring that you can continue to provide high-quality care to those who need it most.
  • Regulatory Expertise: We engage with federal and state regulatory agencies to address challenges and seek solutions that benefit hospice providers. Our team works to shape regulations that are fair, practical, and aligned with the best interests of the hospice industry.
  • Strategic Partnerships: TNMHPO collaborates with a wide range of organizations, including the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), the Texas Hospital Association (THA), The Coalition to Advance Palliative Care (C-TAC), the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council, State Hospice Organization Executive Roundtable (SHOER) and many more. These partnerships amplify our advocacy efforts and strengthen our ability to effect change.

Your Trusted Advocate

When you partner with TNMHPO, you gain a dedicated advocate working tirelessly on your behalf. We are committed to ensuring that the hospice community’s voice is heard and respected, both nationally and at the state level. Join us in shaping the future.

We believe that staying informed about the latest rules and regulations in the hospice industry is essential for success. That’s why we’ve designed a comprehensive system to keep your agency up to date and in the know.

Your Source for Hospice Insights

We understand that the hospice landscape is constantly evolving, both nationally and within the specific regions of Texas and New Mexico. To ensure that you’re always in the loop, we offer a range of informative resources:

  • Your Weekly Hospice Briefing: Our weekly newsletter, aptly named “The Hospice Update,” is your go-to source for insights into hospice happenings across the nation. It provides a broad overview of industry developments, ensuring you’re aware of the latest trends and best practices.
  • Weekly Regulatory Updates: To navigate the changing hospice environment effectively, you need precise and timely information. Our Weekly Regulatory Updates are your key to understanding the shifting regulatory landscape. We gather insights from Federal, Texas, and New Mexico Registers, along with information and analysis from meetings and other trusted sources. This comprehensive resource keeps you well-prepared to adapt to new regulations.
  • Legislative Updates During State Sessions: When state legislatures are in session, we recognize the importance of legislative updates. We provide weekly Legislative Updates specific to each state, offering insights into legislative developments that impact the hospice community.

We understand that the heart of hospice care lies in the knowledge and skills of your professionals. That’s why we are dedicated to providing exceptional opportunities for professional development and staff training.

Unlock a World of Education

When it comes to education in the hospice field, TNMHPO stands as a true leader in Texas and New Mexico. We take immense pride in offering a range of educational opportunities that are unparalleled in terms of both quantity and quality.

  • Comprehensive Online Training Library: Our commitment to your staff’s growth is exemplified by our extensive online training library. You’ll find a wealth of discipline-specific courses that cater to the unique needs of your professionals. Whether you’re looking to enhance clinical skills or strengthen administrative acumen, our library has you covered.
  • Annual Conference: Join us every spring for our flagship event—the TNMHPO Annual Conference. With an average attendance of over 400 hospice professionals, this three-day gathering is a powerhouse of multidisciplinary education. Our conference features general sessions led by nationally recognized experts in hospice and palliative care, alongside more than 40 breakout sessions tailored to individual professional needs.
  • Continuing Education Credits: We understand the importance of keeping your team up to date. That’s why our annual meeting provides continuing education credits for a wide range of disciplines, including administrators, physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, bereavement professionals, and more. It’s an opportunity to enhance your team’s skills and knowledge while meeting professional requirements.
  • Peer Learning and Networking: The TNMHPO Annual Conference is more than just education; it’s an opportunity to connect with other hospice professionals. Engage in peer group sessions, share experiences, and build valuable relationships that can support your hospice journey.

Special Topic Conferences

  • Targeted Learning: Dive into topics that matter most to your team. Our conferences are meticulously designed to provide in-depth insights and practical takeaways that can be immediately applied in your hospice practice.
  • Peer Networking: Connect and collaborate with colleagues who share your professional interests. These conferences are not just about learning; they’re also a chance to build meaningful relationships within your peer group.
  • Professional Enrichment: Whether it’s clinical expertise, administrative strategies, or specialized areas of hospice care, our Special Topic Conferences empower your staff with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their roles.
  • Variety of Themes: With a range of topics and themes, you’ll find conferences that cater to the diverse needs of your team. Explore new horizons, gain fresh perspectives, and stay at the forefront of your field.

Online Education
You have access to over 100 hours of online training programs that are available 24 hours a day for the professionals in your organization. We’ve got your whole organization covered! Online professional development for ALL hospice disciplines, including:

  • 8 hour New Initial Administrator Training On-line – Meets the HHSC requirement (§558.259 c) for new Hospice, Home Health, PAS for Administrators/Alternates. TX HCSSA Administrator Training. 
  • 16 hour first year admin training on-line – Meets the HHSC requirement (§558.259 d) for new Hospice, Home Health, PAS for Administrators/Alternates. TX HCSSA Administrator Training. 
  • 12 hour Administrator training on-line –Meets the HHSC requirement (§558.260) for on-going Hospice, Home Health, PAS for Administrators/Alternates. TX HCSSA Administrator Training. 
  • Yearly In-Service Training for ALL Staff and Volunteers

Other Popular Educational Opportunities:

  • Bereavement Coordinator Training – 6 classes/6 hours of professional education with CEUs.
  • Chaplain Training – 7 Classes/7 hours of professional Education with CEUs awarded.
  • Nurse Training – Leading industry experts instruct, and CNEs are awarded.
  • Social Worker Bundle 12 hours of prerecorded multimedia Professional Education with 12 hours of CEUs awarded. Leading industry experts instruct.
  • Volunteer Coordinator Training – 6 hours of education for hospice volunteer coordinators.

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Education Subscription

The TNMHPO Education Subscription is for agencies who wish to provide on-demand education for the entire staff. This subscription is an add-on to a TNMHPO membership and can’t be purchased separately.

A TNMHPO Membership Plus Education Subscription gives members of the Texas New Mexico Hospice & Palliative Care Organization unlimited access to all archived online education for the entire year.  You can provide training to your current staff and utilize these educational opportunities for new employee orientation.  There are courses for every discipline on your hospice team and continuing education units and proof of attendance for Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, and LPCs.

  • Over 100 recorded online training courses for all hospice disciplines
  • Eligible for Continuing Education Units
  • Customized certificates for CEUs
  • Available on-demand, on your schedule

The TNMHPO Education Subscription is 10% of your annual membership dues plus $650.  

When purchasing your membership, select the “Education Subscription” option in the drop down on the membership product page. 

Already a member? Contact our team directly to upgrade your membership.

For questions regarding our education subscription or its offerings, contact our Director of Operations, Keith Parker, at 512-956-0875 (voice and text) or email at kparker@txnmhospice.org.