Hospice Payment Handbook 2017

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Are You Ready for the 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update?

If you think your hospice agency has been under a compliance microscope before, you need to prepare yourself for even more scrutiny under the 2017 proposed rule.

Get Up to Speed Fast on These Regulatory and Compliance Hot-button Items

Conquer compliance and quality reporting issues like number of diagnoses, length of stay, and live discharge stats.  Learn how to overcome the pitfalls of reporting diagnoses, drugs, and spending unrelated to terminal illness with the Hospice Payment Handbook 2017. This all-new handbook contains over 45 articles on compliance and regulations; billing and reimbursement; fraud and abuse; documentation; tools and resources; and reports and surveys.

Meet the challenges of the new 2017 hospice rule with our Hospice Payment Handbook 2017.

Here's a sampling of the expert advice and tips you’ll benefit from:

  • Avoid these 6 fraud pitfalls CMS is looking for in 2017
  • Check out  2 new quality measures proposed for 2017
  • Get ready for CMS's proposed assessment tool for hospice similar to OASIS, MDS
  • Find out how reimbursement rates may be on the line for data reporting
  • Keep tabs on HIS submission stats to meet new threshold
  • Good news: Medicare payment rates to inch up in 2017, according to proposed rule
  • Watch out!: MedPAC calls for rate freeze for hospice payment rates for 2017
  • Head off fraud & abuse concerns with these 5 pointers
  • Polish your processes in preparation for publicly reported ratings
  • And much more!


Bonus! The handbook includes the complete proposed fiscal year 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements so you don't have to search for it online.

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