- June 7, 2022
-- Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care Northwest proudly announces accreditation with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), exemplifying the organization's dedication and commitment to meeting the certification requirements and standards that foster employee competence and patient care.
Medicare and Medicaid programs originated as medical insurance, developed to protect the uninsured. More than fifty years later, CMS has transformed the nation's healthcare system, providing more access to affordable, quality healthcare including palliative and hospice care. Although pursuing accreditation is voluntary and exacting, "deemed status" providers are exempt from routine surveys by State survey agencies determining compliance with Medicare and Medicaid standards and conditions."We are proud to have earned CMS accreditation for Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care Northwest. Our Executive Team, Directors, Clinical Managers and Care Team strive to pursue excellence in hospice and palliative care. This accomplishment fully demonstrates our integrity, dedication, and compliance with CMS standards. It is an honor for our organization," said Phillip Hill, CEO.ABOUT MISSOURI PALLIATIVE & HOSPICE CARE
Founded on Christian principles, Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care is a locally owned and independently operated organization dedicated to serving patients wherever they call home. The company is focused on exceeding patients' medical, emotional, and spiritual needs, while making each remaining moment as meaningful as possible. Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care has two offices to support the increasing needs of our aging population. – Independence (Kanas City Metro) and Northwest. For more information regarding Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care, visit https://www.missourihc.com
. Information regarding CMS can be found at https://www.cms.gov