Hospice 101- Ensuring High Quality Care

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Tue, Mar 27, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Achieving High Quality Hospice Care Made Easy!

For many hospices, one of the challenge is to meet regulatory responsibilities and to provide high-quality and well-coordinated end-of-life care. Good news is that it can be done!

But, does your staff know the five key focus areas around which high quality hospice care is built?  

Join expert speaker, Susan Balfour, RN, for this 60-minute audio event where she will set out the care delivery focus areas and will compare and contrast hospice care to other health care settings. Additionally this audio event will incorporate the framework of care delivery as set forth in the Medicare Conditions of Participation.

The event will help you to:

  • Understand the four key hospice concepts
  • Learn the five key care focus areas
  • Know the Hospice Medicare Benefit -the payment & care requirements
  • Understand hot button areas for Hospices
  • Understand responsibilities – to our patients, families and ourselves

Who should attend? CEOs, clinical managers & supervisors, administrators, education, HR, risk management, compliance

Plus: Get 1 year web subscription to Eli’s Hospice Insider monthly newsletter

Eli’s Hospice Insider will give you all the latest information about new quality data reporting requirements, so you can avoid reimbursement reductions and low scores. We’ll also be there to help you prepare for coming reimbursement changes, from wholesale payment reform to legislative rate reductions. Plus, the MACs are cracking down on certain types of claims with medical review — long-stay patients, residents of nursing homes, and non-specific diagnoses to name a few. Learn how to protect yourself regarding the review hot spots and ward off costly denials.

Eli’s Hospice Insider provides expert tips on how you can sidestep such landmines with strengthened documentation and furnishes updates on the latest industry developments. Subscribe now and get extensive coverage of reimbursement, compliance, and business issues that help you secure your rightful reimbursement without crossing regulatory boundaries.

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About Our Speaker

Susan Balfour - Hospice and Medicare Billing Coding Expert

Susan Balfour, BA, RN has a hospice career spanning 25 years that includes tenure as an executive director of a community-based hospice agency and Director of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs with the Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care. A regular presenter on a variety of topics, she is committed to helping hospices develop deep regulatory competence and avoid the unnecessary costs of over-compliance.

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