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MP4 - 2018/08/28: Hot Topics

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Webinar Description
Join this Webinar for an in-depth discussion on the FY2019 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule.  Faculty will elaborate on the final rule’s trend analysis evaluating hospice claims and cost report data, the addition of physician assistants in regulatory text to conform with statutory changes, changes in claims submission requirements to reduce regulatory burden, publication of hospice rates and cap amount.  For hospice quality reporting, faculty will discuss changes to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), approved measures that will be added to Hospice Compare and hospice data from the Provider Use File (PUF) that will be added in an information section to Hospice Compare.  Finally, faculty will discuss CMS’s request for feedback on health IT. NHPCO communicated its response in a comment letter on the proposed rule.

Webinar Objectives

At the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the FY2019 payment increase, rates and cap increase 
  • Discuss data analysis for hospice claims 
  • Identify 3 changes in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program