Clinicians and physicians struggle with correctly documenting hospice eligibility because of the inherently difficult task of measuring and evaluating terminal illnesses. Join this session, where expert speaker Michelle Crowell, BSN, RN, will educate you on hospice definitions, requirements and continuing eligibility. Michelle also addresses home health clinicians about appropriate timing of referring patients to hospice.
As a hospice clinician or physician, you will learn how to appropriately document eligibility in your hospice documentation using specific versus generic terms. As a home health clinician, you will learn how to detect decline in your patients and know when is the right time to refer to hospice. You’ll be able to correctly and confidently document on your hospice clients to show continuing decline and eligibility.
Who Should Attend
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
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...
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