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LAC 2019

Preconference Dates: April 13-14, 2019
Main Conference: April 15-17, 2019
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

Rates and Registration Information

Audience/Objectives   |   Full Conference Program   |   Preconference Seminars    |   Hospice Compliance Certificate Program   |   Hospice Manager Development Program   |   Concurrent Sessions  |   Advocacy Pass   |   Hotel and Travel Information   |   Exhibitors, Sponsors and Supporters   |   Continuing Education   |   NHPCO Town Hall Meeting   |   Faculty Webpage   |   Mobile App   |   Hospice Assessment Instrument Listening Sessions   |   Sponsors & Supporters   |   National Hospice Gala   |   Conference Brochure

LAC19 is your opportunity to come together with other leaders in the field to help strengthen our foundation and collaborate on shaping our future. Leadership and advocacy go hand in hand and it is more important than ever that we stand united and work together.

Conference Overview

Day 1- Opening plenary composer and innovator, Kai Kight kicks off the LAC with his take on the importance of innovation and making your own path as leaders. NHPCO President and CEO, Edo Banach will also announce changes coming to the organization. Highlights from today’s concurrent sessions include an update from CMS and the MACs.

Day 2- Laura Adams from the Rhode Island Quality Institute will address how patient-driven design and delivery is becoming the essential business strategy and the new component of provider work-life balance that has been added to the triple aim. Continue your education with sessions from new tracks on Finance, Development, and Emerging Markets and Partnerships.

Day 3- Policy emerges on the forefront as you hear legislative activities and what that means for providers and the field. Choose to continue your education or join your peers on Capitol Hill to meet with your legislators. After LAC19 wraps please join us for a Congressional reception on Wednesday evening.

Opening Plenary

Composing Your World
Kai Kight

Plenary II

Patient & Family-Focused
Improvement: The Art and Science

Laura Adams

Closing Plenary

Value-Based Transformation, Innovation
and Health Reform
Faculty TBA


LAC 2019 Hotel and Travel Information

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is proud to host our 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Conference (formerly the Management and Leadership Conference) at the beautiful Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. 

Hospice Compliance Certificate Program

Successful programs today need to know the basics of healthcare compliance, including developing a compliance program, compliance risk assessment, compliance policies and procedures, and anonymous reporting.  

2019 LAC Hospice Manager Development Program

The Hospice MDP Foundational Course is the first step in a multi-level developmental program designed to develop competent and confident hospice managers that can effectively manage the complexities in the hospice organization.