This course provides an overview of the Federal hospice regulations covering eligibility, election, and duration of benefit along with the regulations for organizational structure and environment. The content includes a high-level overview of the requirements, common compliance challenges, and tips for success. Please note, this course does not include the section on Emergency Management as it is covered in a separate course.
Identify compliance challenges related to completion of election of benefit and certification of terminal illness paperwork.
Differentiate between the three types of live discharge and the paperwork required for each.
Identify compliance risks related to personnel qualification seen during a survey.
Describe key points of collaboration required when caring for patients in facilities.