Our Mission

CHAPCA is a membership association that promotes and strengthens the delivery of palliative and hospice care for terminally ill patients and their families through education and advocacy



Welcome to the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association

The California Hospice and Palliative Care Association advocates for those facing life-threatening illnesses. We provide technical resources to our members, advocate on and monitor legislative and regulatory activities, provide continuing education to providers on end-of-life issues and collaborate with other organizations that share an interest in end-of-life care. We serve nearly 200 hospice providers and their staff in California and Nevada.

We partner with the California Hospice Foundation, to offer public and professional educational programs and materials to enhance understanding and availability of hospice and palliative care.

Learn About Hospice

If you or someone in your family is considering hospice care, please visit our sister organization, the California Hospice Foundation, to learn more.

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What's New

Web Series begins this month: Tools to Navigate 2015 Regulatory Issues

2014 was an unprecedented year of regulatory challenges, can we expect any less for 2015? This 5-… More >

ICD-9 Hospice Coding Webinar in January!

CMS has said multiple times that hospices should follow coding guidelines and should be coding more… More >

Final Program Now Online!

The final program for CHAPCA’s annual conference is now available online! CLICK HERE to get an… More >

CHAPCA Annual Awards

This year, we will celebrate the recipients of CHAPCA’s annual awards at the Conference Closing… More >

Conference Registration is Now Open!

Registration for CHAPCA’s annual conference is now open! Join the hospice community as we gather in… More >

4-Part Webinar Series: Beginner ICD-9-CM Coding for Home Care & Hospice Professionals

This webinar series, presented in partnership with the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice, is… More >

CHAPCA 2014 Annual Conference Call for Proposals

About the Conference: 2014 Conference Scheduled for November 17-19, 2014 at Caesar’s Palace… More >

Still time to register for Judi Lund Person workshop!

Are you keeping up with all the changes in hospice regulation? Face to face has been implemented… More >

Save the Date!

Mark your calendar for CHAPCA’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas! This year’s conference… More >

ICD-10-CM Coding Workshops

The ICD-10 Prep Workshops have new dates: April 21 in San Jose (Northern California) April… More >

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Upcoming Workshops

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Webinar: Pharmacology of Pain Management
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Webinar: Hospice Documentation for the IDT The Big Picture
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Webinar: Beyond Money & Sex: Ethical Boundaries for a New Generation of Protection in Healthcare
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Webinar: The Devil is in the Data:  How to Protect Your Hospice's Financial Success Using the Most Important Government Report You've Probably Never Heard Of
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CHAPCA Annual Conference
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2015 Complete Education Calendar