HOS What to expect with Hospice Surveys & New Hospice Guidelines


[3770] HOS What to expect with Hospice Surveys & New Hospice Guidelines
Reviews the hospice survey changes and provides insight on how to prepare.

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Presentation Info:

  • TAHC&H Event | Spring Virtual Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
  • Presentation Date | May 11, 2023

Program Description: CMS has updated the surveyor protocols and trainings for hospice under direct pressure from the OIG. These surveys are intended on insuring all hospices are providing the quality of care that we all want in our industry- but it still may increase the difficulty we find with the survey process to ensure full compliance. These rules are being applied whether you are surveyed by your state, or by an accrediting organization such as Joint Commission, CHAP or ACHC. This session reviews the changes, but even more importantly provides insights on how to best prepare for these new interview questions, home visit observations and high risk record review areas. Bonus: Tools will be provided for your own preparation and success!

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][2]development and interpretation of agency policies
  • §558.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.25 Clock Hr(s)
  • Continuing Education for Nurses
    • 1.25 Contact Hr(s)
    • This program awards CNE until 05.11.2025

Texas HCSSA CE Approval Statement
This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.

Nurse CE Approval Statement
Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002151

Requirements for Successful Completion
To receive continuing education credits for this online presentation participant must view the entire online presentation, complete an evaluation, and post-test attestation.

Reporting of Perceived Bias
Bias, as defined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC COA/LSNA) is the “tendency or inclination to cause partiality, favoritism, or influence.” Commercial bias may occur when a CNE activity promotes one or more product(s) (drugs, devices, services, software, hardware, etc.). This definition is not all inclusive and participants may use their own interpretation in deciding if a presentation is biased. The ANCC COA is interested in the opinions and perceptions of participants at approved CNE activities, especially in the presence of actual or perceived bias in continuing education. Therefore, ANCC invites participants to access their “ANCC Accreditation Feedback Line” to report any noted bias or conflict of interest in the education activity. The toll free number is 1(866) 262-9730.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Annette Lee, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, CEO and Founder, Provider Insights, Inc.

About the Presenter(s): Annette Lee Annette is a registered nurse, with a Master’s in Health Care Administration, practicing since 1990. For over a decade she worked with the CMS Home Health and Hospice intermediary, Cahaba GBA and CGS, where she provided review of, and education on home health and hospice documentation. She worked as a specialist in the Medical Review, Appeals, and Provider Education departments, and assisted with cross-MAC quality assurance and training. Annette then founded Provider Insights, Inc. providing consultative support and provider education regarding Medicare reimbursement issues and effective documentation strategies, assisting providers across the nation with Survey Preparation, ADRs and appeals. Today she continues to marry together her experience in the “real world” and the inside knowledge of Medicare to ensure providers can meet the requirements of CMS, and ensure compliant, efficient operations. ​

[3770] HOS What to expect with Hospice Surveys & New Hospice Guidelines

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