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NHPCO comment letter – National Hospice and Palliative Care …

Jun 28, 2013 … The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and …. Again,
eligibility for the Medicare Hospice Benefit is not determined by the … However,
the suggestion by CMS that “hospices are required to provide ….. effective to ask
the provider to submit additional supporting documentation with the.

Health IT in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Issue Brief –

Mar 15, 2013 … overview of the challenges and opportunities to improve care … health IT to
transform care and the sixth and final section provides suggestions for additional
… the post-acute care transition patterns for Medicare beneficiaries following ….
three priorities to support LTPAC providers in the criteria for Stage 2 …

Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group Policy Options Document

Providing Medicare Advantage Enrollees with Hospice Benefits . … Improving
Care Management Services for Individuals with Multiple Chronic …. policy ideas
we are considering as part of this thoughtful and deliberate … Submissions will
be accepted through January 26, 2016. ….. “Strong Social Support Services,

Professional Documentation: Safe, Effective, and Legal –

member of the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses.
… Identify characteristics of nursing documentation that support a legal defense of
….. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Payment System: …..
upon patient safety and is also concerned about improving overall quality of.

Achieving Efficiency – The Commonwealth Fund

identifying hospitals that have made “big leaps in health care safety, quality, and
… In both clinical and support services, staff of … Pursue quality and access, and
efficiency will improve. Case study hospitals reported that …. the Medicare
Shared Savings Program, which …. care services, hospice, rehabilitation services
, lab-…

Multispecialty Coalition letter in Response to 2016 MFS Proposed …

Sep 8, 2015 … We support CMS' proposal to establish separate payment for … service that has
been demonstrated to improve the quality of care; … Multi-Specialty Letter in
Response to 2016 Medicare PFS Proposed Rule … compensate practices for all
the clinical activities and documentation requirements that Medicare.

Provider Manual PacificSource Medicare

Revised: January 1, 2016. Provider Network …. 4.8 PacificSource Medicare
Physician and Provider Contract Provisions … 26 ….. suggestions regarding how
we can improve this document …. Develop and provide support services to new
and established contracted …. Hospice: A healthcare service that provides

A Permanent Solution to the SGR – American Hospital Association

Jan 22, 2015 … however, did not include suggestions regarding how to cover the … AHA cannot
support any proposal to fix the physician payment … they deliver and are
improving in their efforts to keep patients safe. … In traditional Medicare,
beneficiaries' hospital and acute care coverage (Part A) are ….. 2016 budget.

Weekly Capitol Hill Report December 18, 2015 – Highmark

Dec 18, 2015 … MedPAC Recommendation Would Kill ASC and Hospice Pay Hikes for 2017 …
coverage (a.k.a. “Cadillac tax”) and a two-year suspension (2016-2017) of the
medical device … Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee released a
document … potential to improve care coordination in the Medicare program.

Hospice Advocates Share Their Stories on Capitol Hill – HPCANYS

Oct 2, 2015 … Hill to call on Congress to support the Care Planning. Act of 2015 and … On July
31, 2015, the FY2016 hospice wage index final … 60 days. In an effort to “improve
patient care through the pro- … CMS Announces Medicare Care Choices Model
…. and to request feedback and suggestions for DOH consid-.

GAO-15-633, Medicare Part D: Changes Needed to Improve CMS's …

Aug 14, 2015 … Improve CMS's … The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within
the Department of … prior work contain requirements and suggestions for
conducting regular ….. additional documentation to support its request. After all ….
CMS officials also said the 2016 Part D RAC contract ….. Hospice care.

Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice Care … – Pediatrics

Pediatric palliative care and pediatric hospice care (PPC-PHC) are often …
improve quality of life, facilitate informed decision-making, and assist … and the
goals of care and support families, siblings, and health care … This document is
copyrighted and is property of the American … fied in the Medicare hospice

Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Working Group Submitted …

Jun 22, 2015 … The suggestions … As the Committee considers proposals to improve care for
Medicare patients … and technical support from the private sector that, when
combined with the work … provide that document to this Working Group as soon
as it is issued. …. Increasing Beneficiary Value and Access to Hospice.

Implementing National Health Reform in California: Payment and …

Nov 2, 2011 … We support ideas and innovations … Table 12: Community Health Team Support
for Patient- … coordinating and improving care delivery for Medicare ….. FY 2016,
and 2% in FY 2017 and beyond. …. Medicare Hospice Concurrent Care
Demonstration ….. highrisk beneficiaries, and document measureable.

Hospice of Hilo OP.pdf – Hawaii State Legislature

Jan 22, 2015 … The mission of Hospice of Hilo is to improve the lives of those we touch … with an
annual budget of $250,000 to a structured Medicare … Free grief support services
to individuals and families in hospice …. Funding support from the FY2015·2016
State Grant in Aid will go to … document is filled out correctly.

May 2015 UHPCO Newsletter – Utah Hospice and Palliative Care …

May 8, 2015 … Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization NEWSLETTER … member of the
UHPCO and the importance of supporting our local … conventions, and meetings
to help improve our knowledge and skills … CMS Proposes FY2016 Hospice
Payment Rule Addressing … support your feedback and suggestions.

Fall 2015/Winter 2016 University Without Walls catalog – Dorot

DOROT's educational and support network for caregivers is offered in partnership
with hospitals, social service …. to exchange ideas and share your reading
enjoyment. … Changes to Medicare 2015. 1 Tuesday 2 PM, … Services, VNSNY
Hospice and Palliative Care ….. improved document, the debates surrounding the

Unmet Supportive Care Needs in United States Dialysis Centers …

Nov 20, 2015 … Them, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (2016), doi: … suggestions for
improving it, and familiarity with the existing … They identified bereavement
support, spiritual support … include renal clinicians, dialysis center staff, hospice
and supportive care ….. Advance care planning and documentation.

RepoRt – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Mar 13, 2015 … we recommend no payment update in 2016 for five fee-for-service payment
systems. In the other sectors ( … Their support was key as the Commission
considered policy ….. Private sector ideas for managing post-acute care . …. 12
Hospice services . ….. in each Medicare dollar that is spent better improving.

ECIAAA Public Information Document 2016-2018 – East Central …

Apr 7, 2015 … Entry/Senior Information Services, Legal Assistance, Congregate …. to reduce
stress, improve emotional well-being, develop support skills … Medicare,
Medicaid and Social Security are funded examples of …… in the Ford group said
they needed information about hospice. …. followed by some suggestion.