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2021 Hospice Final Rule RELEASED! Learn about the Changes! Webinar

August 6 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Presented by Beth Noyce
Thursday, August 6, 2020

 

Overview:

2021 Hospice Final Rule has been Published! Learn about the Changes!

Take this opportunity to learn about the newly released FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule in this short, free webinar featuring Hospice Expert Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-C. Understand what CMS and the Office of Inspector General are thinking about hospice agencies in today’s environment. Discover why CMS wanted to do away with the Service-Intensity Add-On, as well as why the updated Election Statement and its Addendum are so detailed. What does this Hospice Final Rule mean for hospice agencies? Come with your hospice questions, too. Beth loves to talk hospice.

 

Objectives:

Verify the updated Hospice Wage Index, Payment Rates, and Cap Amount for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021.

Learn CMS’ clarifications on how to use the updated election statement and the new election statement addendum.

Understand how the election statement addendum differs from the Advanced Beneficiery Notice and Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage.

 

Speaker Biography:

Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, is a Home Health and Hospice Consultant, mentor, and educator drawing on her varied leadership and patient-care hospice & home health experience since 1997. Beth was Executive Director of both the Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Utah Association for Home Care in 2018 and 2019. She has served as a Medicare Administrative Contractor medical reviewer, presented for NAHC, UHPCO, AHPCO, UAHC, DecisionHealth’s Coding Summit, AHCC’s Home Health Compliance and Quality Outcomes Conference, HealthCare Synergy, Kinnser, WellSky, HealthWare, Audio Educator, has taught seminars with colleagues, consults for GLG, and creates and presents her own education programs. Beth was a hospice and home health associate with The Corridor Group and with Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services and has edited and written study guides and questions for industry coding and compliance certification exams, hospice & home health on-line courses, has published in Diagnosis Coding Pro, and helped edit a Diagnosis Coding Manual for DecisionHealth.

 

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Date:
August 6
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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