Episode 2: How do you currently serve patients with Limited English Proficiency? Do you know the top 15 languages in your state? Do you have a plan to meet the new requirements of the nondiscrimination in health programs regulation? A provision of the Affordable Care Act outlines what hospice providers need to do, above and beyond what they have in place, to be compliant. This Medicare regulation, that came out of HHS/OCR with little fanfare is taking many in the provider community by surprise. It went into effect on October 16- and it is not optional.
This latest OIG report on election statements and certification continues the OIG’s focus on hospice general inpatient care. Hear Judi and Jennifer offer their insights on the report and the requirements for the components of the election statement. They go thought the elements of the election statement and discuss ways to ensure your hospice stays compliant.