Husch Blackwell Recent Developments in Hospice Webinar



Recent Developments in Hospice and How They Affect Your Business      
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is promoting hospice and palliative care for patients nearing the end of life. Many states allow hospice patients to remain in assisted living facilities. There are new regulations outlining the processes that nursing homes must have in place when caring for Medicare beneficiaries who have elected hospice. This webinar will provide an overview of recent regulatory changes for hospice and other hospice care providers, issues at the forefront of enforcement scrutiny, and how to strategically integrate care relationships. 
What You Will Learn
Recent regulatory developments in hospice, including new CMS requirements for hospice
     services in long-term care facilities 
  •  The new definition of care “related to” terminal illness  
  •  Recoupment efforts by CMS to address fraud and possible disclosure issues 
  •  Recent developments in Medicare data reporting and documentation
  •  Possible liability issues for assisted living facilities 

Who Should Attend
Healthcare providers for patients nearing the end of life.

Date & Time
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Noon - 1:00 p.m. (CST)

Husch Blackwell attorneys Harvey Tettlebaum, Michael Crowe, Barb Miltenberger and Lisa Luetkemeyer

Continuing Education Credit
This webinar is approved for 1 hour of Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas CLE credit, and 1.2 hours of Missouri CLE credit. 
The program is complimentary; however, registration is required by April 2. We encourage you to forward this invitation to interested colleagues.

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Contact Sue Heley at 816.983.8794. 

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