Thursday, April 21, 2016: 2:45 PM-3:45 PM
National Harbor 11 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Corrinne Ball, RN, CPC, CAC, CACO, NGS, Cincinnati, OH
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 NGS 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.
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 NGS and CMS to assist hospice providers in appropriate Medicare coverage and billing
CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker