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The hospice interdisciplinary group includes physicians, nurses, home health aides, social workers, counselors, chaplains, therapists and trained volunteers. The Medicare Hospice regulations use the term “interdisciplinary group “in the regulatory text, but the term “interdisciplinary team” can be substituted.
The Relatedness Workgroup is a subcommittee of the NHPCO Regulatory Committee. The group’s mission is to develop resources for the NHPCO membership that will assist in determining related diagnoses, medications, supplies, equipment, etc. for a patient.