CMS Update

Thursday, April 30, 2015: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Potomac A/B (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 2nd Level
Primary Presenter:
Judi Lund Person, MPH , Compliance and Regulatory Leadership, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA
Zinnia Harrison , Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD , Annette Synder, PhD, MSN, CFNP , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD , Michael Plotze, PhD , Abt Associates, Durham, NC , Thomas Christian, PhD , Abt Associates, Durham, NC , Joan Teno, MD, MS , Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Providence, RI and Cindy Massuda, JD , Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
This interactive session with CMS staff and Abt Associates is a not to be missed opportunity to hear details about the latest regulatory changes in hospice Part A payment policy and an update on hospice payment reform.  Questions from the audience will be invited.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify risk areas for hospice compliance and how CMS is using data for analysis
2. Discuss new data available on the implementation of CR8358
3. Describe other CMS updates of newly implemented requirements

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker
See more of: 60-minute session