Resources of the Month

Every month, we highlight two timely resources available year-round to members of The Hospice Governance Academy. If you find our guidance valuable in your continuous development as a hospice board member, contact us to learn about our membership levels.


On Point

Strategy and Trends for Hospice Boards


We need a new approach to deal with our current environment.

Bill Musick

President, Integriti3D

The Medicare Hospice Benefit: Past, Present, and Future

The Medicare Hospice Benefit was enacted into law in 1982, and has largely defined hospice care ever since. This article provides some history about hospice in America, as well as trends that are likely to shape it in the future. 

Hospice Reimbursement Basics

Since the Medicare Hospice Benefit was enacted in 1982, it has been the predominant form of reimbursement for hospice care. This article outlines key elements of traditional Medicare reimbursement for hospice.

Finally, hospice-focused board development

The Hospice Governance Academy was created to provide industry-specific content directly to hospice leaders. HGA is an easy, online learning platform that ensures your board has a shared base of core hospice governance knowledge and up-to-date information on trends and issues facing hospice care today. Content is contributed regularly by industry-recognized experts.

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