Why is the ABN so confusing to providers? Do you know the difference between ABN and the NOMNC? Hear Judi and Jennifer discuss these commonly confused forms and learn more about the requirement to inform a patient when Medicare will no longer pay for a service. This issue is still a common question for many providers.
Issues involving the attending physician are not as black and white as many of the other compliance concerns hospice providers share. This is most likely why we've seen such a recent uptick in inquires around it. Judi and Jennifer look at the role of the attending physician and address some of the most frequent questions, like: Who is the attending in an inpatient setting? Can a hospitalist be an attending physician? When does the hospice physician assume the role of attending physician?