2016 Hospice Medicare Updates from CGS

Thursday, April 21, 2016: 2:45 PM-3:45 PM
National Harbor 10 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Sandy Decker, RN, BSN, CGS Administrators LLC, Des Moines, IA and Nykesha Scales, BS, CGS Administrators LLC, Des Moines, IA
This session will review recent changes to the Medicare Hospice Benefit, including new and updated coverage with billing and clinical requirements. In addition, faculty will review hospice resources from CGS 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 and clinical requirements
3. Identify resources from CGS and CMS to assist hospice providers in appropriate Medicare coverage and billing

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker