Welcome to the Georgia Hospice and Palliative Care Organization!

 GHPCO is here for you!

 The Georgia Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (GHPCO) website and online information center has recently relaunched and we hope you find our resources valuable and easy to access!  Our mission is “To promote quality hospice and palliative care throughout Georgia by providing information, education and advocacy.”  We at GHPCO are committed to helping everyone with an interest in or a need for hospice, palliative or end-of-life care find information and access to services through this avenue.

 CMS grants Hospice Quality Reporting Extensions and Exemption Requests...

 CMS grants exceptions to the quality reporting data submission deadlines to Medicare providers in several care settings adversely affected by the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew, including Hospice. For the specified reporting quarter(s), affected providers will not be required to submit quality measure data to meet submission requirements.  See the full communication posted on the respective CMS QRP Reconsideration and Exception and Extension websites by clicking HERE


The Benefits of Membership

For more than 30 years, GHPCO has been serving the people of Georgia and the organizations that provide care to those with life-limiting illnesses, their family, friends and loved ones.  GHPCO and our member organizations honor the sacred trust that is placed in us to ensure that every Georgian has access to excellent pain and symptom management, and that their physical, spiritual and emotional concerns are addressed.  We strive always to support each individual’s right to receive care of the highest quality which allows them to die pain-free and with dignity.  With our members, we work to ensure that every family receives the support they need for themselves and their loved one. We invite you to use the menu at the top of this page to help you 

quickly find the resources you need.  Our information center 

is continually growing and being updated, so if you don’t find what you 
are looking for, take a moment to contact us and let us know.
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Meet Jason Colbert!!!

Jason Colbert, CHPCA served as the Chief Executive Officer of Community Hospice located in Vidalia, GA for just over 10 years. A native of Vidalia, Jason has deep passion for hospice care as well as his community. He has served in a range of roles such as President of the Downtown Vidalia Association for two years, various roles with the local United Way, a member of the Kiwanis Club, and Founder/Event Director of the Downtown Vidalia Music Festival, and as a GHPCO Regional Networking Captain. Jason’s accolades during his career include the Dale Carnegie’s Highest Achievement Award, Future Business Leaders of America’s Business Person of the Year Award, and the American Business Women’s Association Business Associate of the Year Award. In 2010, Jason became a Nationally Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator earning him the designation of CHPCA. Jason and his partner Scott live in Vidalia and enjoy traveling and raising their four children. When asked what Jason enjoys most in life he without hesitation will reply, “his family.” 

Thank you Jason for your support of GHPCO!