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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: August, 2018
Aug 21, 2018

While some of the issues explored in the recently released OIG portfolio report may be familiar to hospice providers, that does not undercut the importance of them. Judi and Jennifer share the concerns voiced by the OIG as well as recommendations CMS agrees with and remind providers of the top issues that continue to be a concern to regulators. And don't miss Jon disclosing his favorite summer fruit and two new councils we are excited to announce.

Aug 7, 2018

The effective use of the social worker on the interdisciplinary team is one thing that sets hospice above more conventional care delivery. It is important to understand regulatory guidelines and compliance issues regarding your social workers. Judi and Jennifer discuss supervision, credentials and why so many providers continue to have questions around social workers. Are you taking advantage of the service intensity add on payment? And hear in the role play why Jon R. could never be a social worker.

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