Concerns Behind the Hospice Discharge Process in 2019

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Jan 31, 2019
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Avoid Probes by CMS Due to Long Stays, Live Discharges, and Revocations


The Medicare hospice benefits can be availed only by beneficiaries who suffer from terminal illness. But hospices often face a challenge when a patient’s continued eligibility becomes unclear—because they must also comply with CMS’ requirements regarding live discharges and revocations. And to avoid probes by CMS—due to long stays, live discharges, and revocations—you must follow CMS’ requirements. Otherwise, it can be a time consuming and expensive affair for you.

Learn the ins and outs of the overall discharge and revocation process of live patients in this webinar by hospice specialist Michelle Crowell Coleman. Coleman will walk you through the specifics around live discharges and revocations, explain how each process works, and show you how to deal with patients who revoke hospice services. She will explain the PEPPER report and how it relates to discharges, and show you how to avoid probes by CMS by complying with all the key requirements.

After attending this session, you will know how to comply with CMS requirements around long length stays, live discharges, and revocations—and minimize the chances of probes by CMS.

Session Highlights

You will learn how to:

  • Discharge live patients appropriately
  • Deal with patients who revoke hospice services
  • Avoid CMS probes due to long length of stays, live discharges and revocations
  • Understand the PEPPER report and how it relates to discharges

Who Should Attend

  • Hospice executives
  • Hospice nurses
  • Quality coordinators
  • Compliance officers

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Michelle Crowell Coleman


Michelle Crowell Coleman is the president of the Alabama Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and has been in the nursing field for 25 years with a focus in hospice for the last 15 years. She is currently the Regional QAPI coordinator for LHC Group Inc., serving over the states of Alabama and Idaho, and has served in many capacities in hospice over the years, including most...   More Info
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