Medicare Hospice Updates from Palmetto GBA

Thursday, April 30, 2015: 3:15 PM-4:15 PM
National Harbor 3 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Primary Presenter:
Kim Campbell , Palmetto GBA, Columbia, SC
Charles Canaan, MPH, RN , Palmetto GBA, Columbia, SC and Marilyn Jeske , Palmetto GBA, Columbia, SC
This session will review recent changes to the Medicare Hospice Benefit, including new and updated coverage and billing requirements. In addition, faculty will review hospice resources from Palmetto GBA and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that are available to hospice providers. This session will ensure you are up to date on all things MAC! Ample time for questions will be provided.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss recent changes that affect Medicare coverage for hospice beneficiaries and agencies
2. Describe recent changes to Medicare billing requirements
3. Identify resources from Palmetto GBA and CMS to assist hospice providers in appropriate Medicare coverage and billing

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