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This webinar will break down the pages and pages of the FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule into digestible portions you can manage and apply in your agency. You’ll learn which new regulatory requirements apply and when they become mandatory. You’ll receive an update on the annual payment rates that affect your agency’s bottom line. You’ll hear the latest on what CMS plans to scrutinize in the upcoming fiscal year. You will be better prepared all-around to face FY2021 with confidence.
Why you should Attend
Chances are that you’re too busy to read and study the FY2021 Hospice Final Rule in its entirety. I get it. But no matter, you still must follow all of its new rules for documentation, quality reporting and anything else CMS throws in. And you must be aware of the payment changes to determine how they’ll affect your bottom line.
Let me simplify this complex document for you.
In this webinar, I’ll boil down the details to present the highlights of the FY2021 Final Rule in a nutshell to give you the basics you need to succeed. Then you can use the information to study further in the areas important to your agency.
Areas Covered in the Session
- Explain new regulatory requirements for hospice agencies in FY2021
- Break down quality reporting requirements that change for FY2021
- Highlight payment changes in effect for FY2021
- Provide guidance for success in implementing new requirements
- Warn of potential pitfalls
- Teach about proposed rule and final rule cycle that occurs annually
Who Will Benefit
- Hospice Owners
- Clinical Managers and other Clinical Professionals
- Quality Staff
Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-C, is a Home Health and Hospice Consultant, mentor, and educator drawing on her varied leadership and patient-care hospice & home health experience since 1997.
Beth was Executive Director of both the Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Utah Association for Home Care in 2018 and 2019. She has served as a Medicare Administrative Contractor medical reviewer, presented for NAHC, UHPCO, AHPCO, UAHC, DecisionHealth’s Coding Summit, AHCC's Home Health Compliance and Quality Outcomes Conference, HealthCare Synergy, Kinnser, WellSky, HealthWare, Audio Educator, has taught seminars with colleagues, consults for GLG, and creates and presents her own education programs. Beth was a hospice and home health associate with The Corridor Group and with Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services and has edited and written study guides and questions for industry coding and compliance certification exams, hospice & home health on-line courses, has published in Diagnosis Coding Pro, and helped edit a Diagnosis Coding Manual for DecisionHealth.