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Updates

Read NHPCO Regulatory Alerts and more...

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Admissions Eligibility

Resources and other related subject matter to help providers guide their admissions practice.

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Billing & Reimbursement

Find this year’s wage index and Medicare and Medicaid rates and more...

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Certification & Recertification

Resources on patients to be eligible for the Medicare hospice benefit and face to face encounter requirement.

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Clinical Care Resources

Patient safety resources from Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization and more...

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Determining Terminal Prognosis

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

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Drugs & Medications

Resources on drug disposal, Hospice and Part D Guidance and more... 

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Emergency Preparedness

Resources to guidance and outlines requirements for hospice providers as it relates to Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers.

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Federal Resources

Find information about Federal Hospice statutes and regulations, as well as information from other federal agencies, including CMS, HHS, Office of Civil Rights, FDA, DEA, and more...

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Fraud and Abuse

Review current fraud and abuse initiatives at the state and federal levels, including OIG, Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC), Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPIC), ...

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Interdisciplinary Team

The hospice interdisciplinary group includes physicians, nurses, home health aides, social workers, counselors, chaplains, therapists and trained volunteers.

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