The Ins and Outs of Hospice in the Nursing Home: An Update

This webinar presentation explores the regulatory requirements for the system of care of the nursing home resident who elects the Medicare Hospice benefit. Participants will receive additional information about resources available for detailed study of these issues including regulatory guidelines and new required programs that impact the provision of end-of-life care in nursing facilities that utilize hospice to participate in delivering that care.

Speakers:

Alva S. Baker, III, MD, CMDR, & Jeffrey B. Burl, MD, CMD

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the CMS skilled nursing facility requirements for hospice
  • Discuss the CMS revision of determination of the terminal illness
  • Analyze the concept of terminal diagnosis vs. prognosis

Credits:

1.5 CME, 1.5 CMD mgt
CME/CMD credits available until May 2018

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