NAHC and the Hospice Association of America will be hosting a free hospice teleconference on Thursday, September 4 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. During the "What Do the CMS' Hospice Cost Report Changes Mean to You?" teleconference, experts will discuss the significant implications of these changes for hospice. Experts include Val J. Halamandaris, NAHC President; Theresa M. Forster, NAHC Vice President for Hospice Policy & Programs; Katie Wehri, Hospice Operations; Robert J. Simione, Managing Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, LLC. Providers will have the ability to ask questions regarding the final version of the Hospice Cost Report changes.
The final version of the Hospice Cost Report was posted on the CMS website on Friday, August 29, 2014. As anticipated and reported previously by NAHC, CMS has made minimal changes between the version release in November 2013 and the final instructions and forms.
To reserve your space, send an email to Cheryl Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The first 300 to email will participate, members will be given priority. The call-in number is 1- 800-289-0459; the conference code will be emailed prior to the call.