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Updates

Find NHPCO Regulatory Alerts and Updates, Comment Letters, and publication links of importance.

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Admissions Eligibility

Resources to help providers guide their admissions practice.

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Billing & Reimbursement

Find Medicare and Medicaid rates, county wage index information for the current year and based of off proposed regulations.

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Certification & Recertification

Resources to help providers guide their certification and recertification process.

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Clinical Care Resources

Resources related to patient safety including helpful links to governing bodies and additional information.

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Determining Terminal Prognosis

Resources to assist providers in evaluating relatedness, and also to help with the determination of medication coverage and payment responsibility.

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Discharges, Revocations & Transfers

Resources to assist providers with the process of discharge, revocation and transfers including our Medicare Hospice Benefit Guide to Patient Travel.

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Drugs & Medications

Resources related to drug disposal, combating the opioid crisis, and additional guidance on Part D.

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Emergency Preparedness

Resources for hospice providers as it relates to the CMS emergency preparedness requirements, including our Emergency Preparedness Toolkit.

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Federal Resources

Download a copy of NHPCO's Medicare Hospice Regulations and find information from other agencies including CMS, HHS and the DEA.

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Fraud and Abuse

Review current fraud and abuse initiatives at the state and federal levels, including OIG, RAC, and ZPIC.

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Interdisciplinary Team

Find specific regulatory and compliance information related to your interdisciplinary role.

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Levels of Care

Levels of care: resources related to the four hospice care setting including coverage of hospice services under hospital insurance.

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Locations of Care

Resources to assist hospice providers in serving patients in a variety of care settings, this includes information on contracting.

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Survey Readiness

Providing hospice providers with resources on survey protocols and Interpretive Guidelines; these resources are essential for a favorable survey outcome.

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