Thursday, April 21, 2016: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Potomac A/B Ballroom (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 2nd Level
Michelle Brazil, MS, BSN, RN, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD, Amy Bassano, MA, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD, Kelly Vontran, MS, RN, CCM, CHPN, CMS, Woodlawn, MD, Wil Gehne, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD and Latesha Walker, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
This session with CMS staff 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.
1. Describe the Medicare payment rate changes, effective January 1, 2016
2. Discuss the most current information on Medicare claims processing, including the new hospice PC Pricer
3. Discuss the hospice quality reporting program and options for future reporting
CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker