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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Health Headlines: Also in the News - July 2014 #3

CMS Revises Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Plan Prior Authorization Requirement for Hospices On July 18, 2014, CMS released a revised a memorandum outlining responsibility for drug payments for hospice beneficiaries.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Barnsley Chronicle

Hundreds take part in Neon Night Out

It was the eighth annual Midnight Walk - which is the hospice's biggest fundraiser of the year - though the starting time was made earlier.

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12 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Darts day aims for a top score

Janette Savory is organising a fun day at the Bakers Arms for the 160 appeal. Pictured, left to right, are Kevin Distill, Chris Wilkins, Janette, Kath Kelly and Eddie Hawkins SURVIVOR Janette Savory never required end-of-life support yet her battle with cancer has made her acutely aware of the necessity of hospice care in Swindon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

12 hrs ago | Limerick Today

Chairman of Milford Hospice in defence of CEO over salary

UNDER 3,000 of the total 124,683 remuneration package paid to the CEO of Milford Care Centre comes from fundraising revenue, the chairman of the charity Bobby Roche confirmed to the Limerick Leader this week.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Chemed's (CHE) CEO Kevin McNamara on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2014 Chemed Corporation Earnings Conference Call.

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Canada.com

Medical marijuana push 'frightens' medical association president

MONTREAL, QUE. NOVEMBER 7, 2013 - Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, head of the Canadian Medical Association, prior to speaking at a symposium on palliative care at the Hotel Marriott in Dorval Thursday, November 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, Medicine

Ilkley Gazette

Ilkley man retires after 22 years as Francis House chairman

Robin Wood reitres as Chairman of Francis House Children's Hospice. L-R Gill Bevin -Head of Care, Robin Wood, Revd David Ireland -Chief Executive Francis House.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Winchester firm abseil to raise funds for children's hospice

A WINCHESTER roof consultancy firm have been swapping their safety boots for superhero capes in a bid to raise money for charity.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Hospice work well under way

BUILDING work at Naomi House children's hospice is moving at lightning pace, and staff at the charity have already finished stripping out the old hospice building.

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Warwick Courier

Slideshow: hundreds help to raise A 17k for Myton Hospices at summer fete in Warwick

Almost 17,000 was raised in just four hours at the Myton Hospices' summer fete at the Warwick hospice on Sunday.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fond du Lac man to climb Mount Everest to support hospices

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Southwest Times

Local nurse drives to demolish Alzheimer's disease

As a palliative care nurse, Deidra Atwood has spent a majority of her life and career helping people as they have endured many different disease processes.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Sonoran News

Grants support Hospice of the Valley dementia care

Palliative Care for Dementia patient Irene Benedict visits with her granddaughter Becky Brimhall-Lepire and social worker Bianca Martinez at her Scottsdale assisted living facility.

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CBS Local

Illinois Patients To Docs: 'What About Marijuana?'

Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Illinois, Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health

The Hill

Advocates call on lawmakers to expand palliative care

Advocates are urging lawmakers to back pieces of legislation that would expand and improve palliative care, the medical subspecialty focused on relieving pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Emanuel Cleaver, US House of Representatives

Bournemouth Echo

Prime Minister's support for disabled children

THE pressures of caring for severely disabled and terminally ill children were aired in the House of Commons by MP Annette Brooke , pictured below.

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McKnightsonline.com

CMS changes mind on hospice drugs

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services has revised guidance on authorization of hospice drugs for those under Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, according to a new memo.

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BBC News

NHS 'should work more with hospices'

Hospices could play a greater role in end-of-life care and stop hospitals being the "default option", says former Tory party leader Lord Howard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Mel Perks Memorial Motorcycle Run For Hospice Saturday

Family and friends of the late Mel Perks are again organizing a motorcycle run to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of Chautauqua County.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chautauqua County, NY, Events, Kennedy, NY, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Narooma News

Palliative care now has new Ambulance options

Palliative care patients and their families in Narooma now have more options for end of life care, thanks to collaboration between NSW Ambulance and the region's largest health agencies.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health

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