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Enhancing Care with the New Hospice Payment Structure

The new service intensity add-on payment went into effect January 1, 2016. Administrators in the hospice care field face new challenges in managing operations of their clinic in order to ensure patients are admitted at the most appropriate time and seen by RNs or MSWs in the last 7 days of life.

California Hospice and Palliative Care Association hosts this webinar which will discuss how to create and implement methods to admit the most appropriate patients to hospice care, and help to ensure patients and families are receiving the right care at the right time.

Who should attend

This webinar is perfectly suited toward administrators, clinical managers, clinicians and all team members.

Topics will include

This CHAPCA webinar will cover key points in understanding the new hospice payment structure, including:

  • Key elements of the service intensity add-on
  • Operational considerations related to new payment methodology
  • Appropriate eligibility for hospice admissions using prognostication tools
  • How to use a protocol to improve care in the last 7 days of life

Continuing Education

  • 1.5 hours of continuing education credit is available to nurses

Event location

Online // 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST

For more information

To learn more about this CHAPCA webinar and how to attend, click here.