Some after some calls to the Hilton Diamond Desk, I have been able to confirm some changes to the program. These changes went into effect on April 1st, but due to some "online issues" it has not been officially announced. By the way you can get 2,500 points for the problems with the launch of the new Hilton Pages here... (more on the new Hilton web pages below)
Here are the changes:
Points & Money Rewards:
You can now mix points and money to book a room. ...