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Update on Final FY2016 Hospice Rule

Posted by Crystal Parks on Aug 12, 2015 11:21:35 AM


register for hospice webinar

During a webinar on Tuesday, August 18, NAHC will explore hospice policy changes CMS finalized in recent weeks and provide a comprehensive update of CMS' plans and timelines for implementing reform of the hospice payment system.  During the webinar changes related to the inpatient and aggregate Caps, the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), and diagnosis coding on claims will also be discussed. 

The objectives of the webinar are:

  • Describe key elements of CMS' planned revisions to the payment system for Routine Home Care (RHC)
  • Outline changes affecting hospice payment CAP monitoring and reporting
  • Discuss various aspects of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program and anticipated future activities
  • Explain CMS' clarification regarding diagnosis coding on hospice claims

The webinar is scheduled from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  

Hospice providers may register for the webinar via the NAHC Online Store. Registration is free for NAHC members and $150 for non-members. 

Topics: National Association for Home Care and Hospice, NAHC, Hospice


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