This course covers the four levels of care provided under the Medicare Hospice Benefit with a focus on eligibility for each level of care. Regulatory requirements and associated manager oversight are reviewed using relevant patient examples and clinical best practices.
Differentiate between locations where each level of care may be offered.
Relate documentation criteria to the ability to bill for care provided.
Select the appropriate level of care for patient scenarios.
Describe risk management strategies for each level of care.