There is a great flurry of activity when getting someone under hospice care – information gathering, information sharing, certification, election, and more. Both the hospice Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions of Payment spell out specific actions required at the time of an admission to hospice care.
In this informative session, expert Susan Balfour, BA, RN will review the actions, explore some common problem areas and, most importantly, shed light on the program from the perspective of the patient and the caregivers. This audio conference is developed to help hospices get it all straight and do things the right way.
Susan will shed light on the following:
Who should attend:
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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