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NHPCO Podcast

Past Episodes

The official podcast of NHPCO connects you with experts and leaders in hospice and palliative care with pertinent discussions about timely issues facing the field today. Judi Lund Person and Jennifer Kennedy will focus on pressing regulatory, compliance and quality topics and team NHPCO will focus on additional news of importance. 

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Questions or comments?  Email us at podcast@nhpco.org.


 Episode 16: Proposed FY18 Hospice Wage Index Rule

As many of you know by now, the proposed rule was released at the end of April. Judi and Jennifer discuss the their key takeaways for providers, like the wage index and and quality reporting. Hear how you can provide feedback as we prepare our official comment letter. 

We thank the sponsor of episode 16:  University of Maryland, Online Masters & Certificate Program in Palliative Care.

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Episode 15: Plan of Care - The Roadmap to Patient Care

Following up on the popularity of Episode 14 on the Comprehensive Assessment, Jennifer and Judi are now discussing the Plan of Care. Three of the the top ten CMS deficiiences have to do with the Plan of Care. Much more than just a check box that needs completed, learn more about this very important piece of the CoP. 


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