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You can connect with like-minded organizations to find educational resources for your continued learning.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine. AAHPM offers educational programs and products for all physicians to achieve competency in the field.

AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine)
AMDA is the professional association of physicians practicing in the long term care setting, offering professional development including a certificate program, to promote the delivery of quality long term care medicine.

PSI Candidate Services
PSI/AMP is the professional testing agency contracted by HMDCB to assist in the development, administration, scoring, and analysis of the HMDCB examination.

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Conditions of Participations (CoPs)
CoPs serve as the basis of survey activities for the purpose of determining whether a hospice qualifies for a provider agreement under Medicare or Medicaid. Hospice agencies must meet the applicable CoPs to be able to provide and continue to provide Medicare and Medicaid benefits.

Hospice Analytics: National Hospice Locator
Hospice Analytics is an information-sharing research organization gathering information from Medicare data files, hospice websites, and from surveying hospices directly. Through their website, the public can search for a hospice by location and additional criteria.

Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
ICE is a professional membership association that provides education resources for organizations who work in and serve the credentialing industry. ICE is the leading developer of standards for certification programs.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
NHPCO is the nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs in the US. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care.

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