2023 Hospice CoP Compliance Series

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Meeting the Hospice Conditions of Participation requirements is not only beneficial for agency success – it is mandatory.

This clarifying series will tackle all things compliance for medical directors, the IDT, nurses, aides, spiritual caregivers, social workers, volunteer programs, and bereavement teams.
 
HOSPICE CoP COMPLIANCE SERIES TOPICS
90-minute webinars – available live or on-demand

  • Hospice Medical Director, NP, PA & IDT Compliance
  • Hospice Social Worker & Spiritual Caregiver Compliance
  • Hospice Nurse & Aide Compliance
  • Hospice Volunteer Program Compliance
  • Hospice Bereavement Professional Compliance

Purchase webinars individually or buy the whole series to save 15%!


SERIES DETAILS

This five-part comprehensive compliance series will cover the Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation (CoPs). Industry expert Kathy Ahearn will break down the CoPs into manageable sections that focus on specific hospice team members. The series will ensure your agency has a solid compliance foundation and clarify the confusion when it comes to overwhelming or vague CoP requirements. It will review the roles, responsibilities, and regulations surrounding the medical director, attending physician, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, the interdisciplinary team, social workers, spiritual caregivers, nurses, aides, bereavement professionals, and volunteer managers and programs. Other critical aspects such as the CTI, F2F requirements, hospice eligibility, the 5% requirement, documentation, bereavement counseling, and so much more will be addressed. A well-run and compliant agency will ensure you provide the best possible care to patients, families, and the community.

THIS SERIES WILL BENEFIT THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES:

  • Hospice

NOTE: All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your agency is prohibited. Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.

Included Webinars:

Hospice Medical Director, NP, PA & IDT Compliance
Feb 28, 2023Webinar

Hospice Medical Director, NP, PA & IDT Compliance

Presenter:Kathy Ahearn
This webinar will review the roles of the hospice medical director, attending physician, nurse practitioner, and physician assistant. Requirements concerning the certificate of terminal illness (CTI) and physician narrative and how to write both effectively will be detailed. The webinar will discuss face-to-face (F2F) requirements and how to support the CTI and recertification within F2F documentation. The critical function of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) and oversight of the plan of care will also be covered.
Hospice Social Worker & Spiritual Caregiver Compliance
Mar 14, 2023Webinar

Hospice Social Worker & Spiritual Caregiver Compliance

Presenter:Kathy Ahearn
Understanding the roles of hospice social workers and spiritual caregivers can improve an agency’s quality reporting scores and patient experience. With an increase in hospice oversight, documentation of social workers and spiritual caregivers is critical to supporting eligibility. This webinar will cover social work and spiritual care regulations, levels of licensing, assessment guidance, documentation, and how to stay involved when visits are refused. It will address best practices for using assessments, plans of care, and IDT notes as the basis for quality and compliance. Challenges and obstacles related to counseling services and how to overcome them will also be reviewed.
Hospice Nurse & Aide Compliance
Mar 28, 2023Webinar

Hospice Nurse & Aide Compliance

Presenter:Kathy Ahearn
This webinar will dive into the CoPs and how the role of the hospice nurse supports the requirements for eligibility. How to support eligibility through development of the plan of care (POC), ongoing assessments, and POC updates will be detailed. Best practices for both nursing and aide services, as well as common compliance challenges and how to avoid them, will be addressed. It will review hospice eligibility, the four levels of care, and the required documentation to support each level. High-risk admissions with the potential to trigger audits will also be analyzed.
Hospice Volunteer Program Compliance
Apr 11, 2023Webinar

Hospice Volunteer Program Compliance

Presenter:Kathy Ahearn
This webinar will review the Conditions of Participation for volunteer programs – a core hospice service. The roles of the hospice volunteer director/manager and volunteers will be covered, including which activities meet the 5% requirement CoP. It will review the requirements of a Medicare hospice volunteer training program, explain what qualifies, and provide numerous program improvement ideas!
Hospice Bereavement Professional Compliance
Apr 25, 2023Webinar

Hospice Bereavement Professional Compliance

Presenter:Kathy Ahearn
The CoPs require bereavement counseling as a core hospice service. This webinar will cover key regulations and offer suggestions for bereavement care and program structure, including who is qualified to provide these services, who will receive these services, and bereavement plan of care setup. How to implement and measure bereavement services and program effectiveness will also be addressed.
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