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NHPCO Podcast

The official podcast of NHPCO connects you with experts and leaders in hospice and palliative care with pertinent discussions about timely issues facing the field today. Judi Lund Person and Jennifer Kennedy will focus on pressing regulatory, compliance and quality topics and team NHPCO will focus on additional news of importance.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 20, 2016

It's a complex issue but thanks to recent changes, life has gotten a little easier for providers. Hear Judi Lund Person discuss the ways this update allows hospices to correct NOEs in a timely manner to ensure proper reimbursement. Judi shares additional insight to help providers make sure they're submitting NOEs properly. NHPCO led advocacy efforts that included data collected from the provider community to correct this issue that was causing challenges to many hospices. 

Dec 15, 2016

Hear NHPCO President and CEO, Don Schumacher reflect on his 40 years in the field. As he prepares for his retirement from NHPCO Don discusses the changes in the field and his hope for the future. 

Dec 6, 2016

How does your hospice evaluate the provision of general inpatient care? Over the past couple of years we've seen CMS and the MACs increase their focus on GIP. This scrutiny is twofold: the scrutiny for the hospice that has an inpatient facility as well as for the hospice that provided zero days of GIP care. Hear an in-depth discussion from Judi Lund Person and NHPCO Edge Director, Sue Lyn Schramm on the challenges and the opportunities for this level of care. 

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