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HFA Annual Membership

 
Why join HFA?
HFA members are an exclusive group of individuals and organizations who seek continuous improvement and learning through high-quality professional education from leading experts in the field. Becoming a member demonstrates you share this passion, support HFA as a trusted provider of public information and professional education and recognize the benefits of improving care at the bedside and beyond. 

Membership is open to individuals with a professional or personal interest in hospice care and bereavement and to hospices and non-hospice organizations with an interest in end-of-life care, hospitals, health systems, bereavement support centers, funeral homes, associations, places of worship, and.

HFA has served the hospice, bereavement, and end-of-life care field for more than 40 years. Join us and other like-minded provider organizations and professionals today!
 
Membership Benefits
   
Discounts on programs and products
  • Receive 30% off registration fees for professional education programs in the 2021-2022 educational year (CEs are included with program purchase).
  • Enjoy 30-50% off recently released on-demand courses and 15% off self-study programs. Choose from HFA’s library of more than 40 continuing education courses.
  • Benefit from 15% off books and orders of Journeys newsletter special issues.

Free Programs
To meet the ever-changing demands and challenges faced by those serving in the end-of-life care and bereavement fields, HFA hosts several programs that are not included in the professional education year’s webinar line-up. Members receive free access, and CEs if available, to these programs throughout the year:
  • In Focus, HFA’s national expert-led, peer-to-peer, interactive discussion on a relevant topic (CEs not available).
  • ‘Pop-up’ programs that are scheduled as-needed to address a current issue (CEs often available).

Exclusive Complimentary Content
The members-only resource portal provides access to on-demand programs and content on bereavement, grief, volunteering and caregiving, including:
  • Three Journeys bereavement newsletter articles per month.
  • Content for your own brochures and publications on hospice care and bereavement counseling.

Partnership
You'll be associated with a valued leader in the field who has served the hospice, bereavement, and end-of-life care communities for more than 40 years.

Recognition
Gain professional recognition by adding the HFA logo to your signature line or website. 
 
Annual Membership Dues

HFA membership is for one year from purchase date. Click on the membership type below to learn more and purchase online or click here to complete a New Membership Form. Membership discounts become effective after you receive confirmation of your membership.

Renewing your membership? Renew before your membership expires and pay last year’s rate! Click on the organization type below to renew online, and your renewal rate will appear in your account.

Questions? Give us call at 202-457-5811. 
 
Membership Type Annual Dues Additional Locations
Individuals $60 n/a
Student/Early Career Professional* $30 n/a
Hospice Organizations:  
  Volunteer Organization $150 n/a
  Organization with ADC <150 $275 $25 per location
  Organization with ADC >150 $375 $45 per location
Non-Hospice Organizations:  
  Non-Profit $385 $45 per location
  For-Profit $625 $65 per location
*  See below for Student/Early Career Professional details.
† Average Daily Census

Additional Location membership fees apply when your organization has more than one physical location.  For example: Your organization is a non-profit hospice with ADC at 110 and two separate physical locations. The organization will purchase a membership at $275, plus two $25 location fees. The total membership fee for the organization is $325 ($275 + $50).
 
Student and Early Career Professional Membership Discount

Individual Student and Early Career Professional annual membership is available at a 50% discount with proof of status and is designed for individuals who are:
  • a student engaged in formal study at a college or university and enrolled in, but not limited to, a certificate, associate, undergraduate, graduate, postdoc or fellowship, or residency program. 
  • a graduate of an associate, undergraduate, graduate, postdoc or fellowship, or residency program engaged in their first year of a professional career.

Proof of Student Status
Please provide an official letter from your advisor or registrar with your membership form. Your letter should include:
  • your name, school, program type, and anticipated graduation date, and
  • confirmation that you are enrolled as a full- or part-time student in a four-year program to an associate’s degree, a bachelor's degree, or as a graduate student. 

Proof of Early Career Professional Status
Please provide a copy of your diploma with your membership form.