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From time to time, hospice patients may travel outside of their current hospice provider’s
From time to time, hospice patients may travel outside of their current hospice provider’s
I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
The following is a helpful excerpt from hospice-guide-to-qu
To comply with the Hospice QRP (HQRP) requirements, hospices must successfully submit tim
The CAHPS Hospice Survey team announced May 26 that it has released updated versions of survey ma
Hospice Compare’s launch Aug. 16 confirms that, for the most part, hospices already perform
Reviewed by Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, CHC Hospice is a growing and
According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice organizations should
According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice organizations should
Medicare’s hospice payments, adjusted for inflation and other factors, would rise an estima
by: Josh Poltilove   Hospices that received letters from CMS indicating they
Hospice are urged to re-run reports after CMS announced that an issue was identified and correcte
Two payment caps—the annual maximum amount per patient that a hospice organization
Hospices have taken a big step forward on pain assessment, the Hospice Item Set (HIS) measure tha
The CAHPS Hospice Survey asks the primary caregivers of patients who died while receiving hospice
The January 1 start date for the CAHPS hospice survey has come and gone, and CMS continues to iss
CMS posted a handful of notable updates in recent weeks related to hospice quality init
Familiarity with the contents of the CAHPS survey can help hospice staff understand how various p
The TMF Health Quality Institute has issued its annual hospice-specific Program for Evalu
The following information is from hospice-guide-to-qual
All Medicare-approved hospice providers must submit an annual cost report to the MAC. The cost re
Hospice providers are encouraged to preview their quality measure results based on Quarter 1- 201
As the final month for eligible hospice providers to participate in the Consumer Assessment of He
Last week, CMS released a revised version of the hospice item set (HIS) manual.
The latest version of proposed cost reporting changes for the home health-based hospices, relea
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be deta
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be det
CAHPS results can have significant implications in the hospice arena. Beyond factoring into the A
by: Josh Poltilove Some hospice industry experts were taken aback by CMS&rs
November marks Home Care and Hospice month, according to CMS. Now is the time to ensure your comm
Hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries will see an estimated 1.4%, or $230 million, increase in
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
The National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) this on Tuesday announced the appointmen
CMS has released a host of important updates for the hospice provider community in the past coupl
Hospices affected by Hurricane Matthew can file for exemption of data reporting Centers for Medic
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) urges home health and hospice agencie
CMS has updated pages of the Hospice Item Set Manual V2.00 as a result of the federal Medicare ag
For hospice billing, is there a higher reimbursement for social worker visits in a SNF se
OIG Releases Report on Hospice Election Statements and CTIs The Office of
We did not obtain a verbal Certification of Terminal Illness (COTI) from the hospice medi
Under certain circumstances, a hospice provider may need to make an “administrative dischar
The Joint Commission revised several hospice requirements to comply with the CMS Conditions o
CMS requires that a physician narrative be included in a patient’s hospice recertification
A CMS requires that a physician narrative be included in a patient’s hospice recert
When hospice providers can allocate resources as needed under a per-patient or outcomes- based pa
Sunday marked the beginning of month two for hospices participating in the Consumer Assess
NAHC submits recommendations to CMS regarding the hospice cost report
Beyond providing education on survey contents and scoring implications, hospice leadership should
by: Josh Poltilove The hospice industry is expected to receive about $340 millio
by Kirsten Dize While the hospice industry is expected to receive about $540 mil
Last week, CMS announced the participants in a new model that bridges hospice and curative
Change allows hospices to bill directly for preventive vaccines CMS has issued
Home health and hospice providers urged CMS to consider permanent adjustments to relax telehealth
The National Association of Home Care & Hospice is following how the presidential election wi
Since 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has asked hospices to use the standa
When a hospice discovers a new ADR, staff should review the time frame for the ADR, assem
CMS has now issued guidance permitting hospices seeking to correct their payments for RHC and SIA
MACs use the Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) to process Medicare Part A claims. Hospic
The Office of Inspector General has some advice for hospice and home health agencies: Pay attenti
OIG finds $268M in Medicare hospice overpayments Recent investigations by
Our hospice has a fair number of hospital GIP admissions in a large city area. The diagno
Q: Over holiday, we received written hospice referral from a physician. Start of care (SO
CMS proposes hospice changes for FY2017 CMS last week issued a proposed
Fortune forecasts jump in home health and hospice use End-of-lif
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has released a press release making t
The new Hospice Item Set (HIS), effective in April 2017, left a confusing piece – Item 1400
  Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments  
JULY 31, 2016
Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments Last Friday, CMS issued a fin
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has announced their plans to march
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has contacted CMS regarding claims th
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted a written request to the ac
We see many patients who get transferred and admitted to hospice (not inpatient). When th
This fact sheet outlines specific compliance requirements for Hospice Item Set (HIS) and Consumer
Update to hospice payment pates, cap, wage index and Pricer for FY 2016
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has raised concerns regarding CMS&rsq
Vendors can administer the CAHPS Hospice Survey in three ways: Mail only
New communication ruling for home health and hospices takes effect
The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) released a d
Today, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), Home Care Association of America, an
Events include: Open Door Forum Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Do
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) filed comments to CMS regarding the i
A June 23 news release by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) states the
The following is from Home Health Line. For more news and information on home health and hospice,
CMS on Oct. 27 provided the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) a draft versi
Last Monday, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) saw victory when the U.S
Hospice PEPPER expands target areas TMF Health Quality Institute
Last Thursday, counsel for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and
Events include: Open Door Forums Home Health, Hospice &am
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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