Hospice News by Subject

CMS makes Hospice QRP Q+A Document for the First Quarter of 2017 Available

Hospice QRP: Q+A Document for the First Quarter of 2017 Now Available A new Question and Answer (Q+A) document is now available in the “Downloads” section of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) webpage. The Q+A document reflects frequently asked HIS…

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Reminder! Hospice Quality Reporting Webinar starts within minutes.

Date:         Thursday, April 27th 2017 Time:         1:30 – 3:00 PM ET During this webinar, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the new Preview Reports for Hospices that will be available to providers in the near future. Participants will…

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Downloaded your Hospice’s 2017 PEPPER report yet?

April 27, 2017 10:41 AM On Monday, April 17, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), via the TMF Health Quality Institute, issued the Q4FY16 release of the Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER), summarizing…

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Hospice app helps build nurse-patient relationship

UK (Nursing Standard) 26 April 2017 by Matthew Mckew The oldest hospice in England has shown a modern-day sensibility by developing an app for smartphones and tablets. Staff at Royal Trinity Hospice in Clapham, London, have helped create the resource,…

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Color Me Caring 5K charity color run on Saturday to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley - North Country Now

Color Me Caring 5K charity color run on Saturday to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence ValleyNorth Country NowPOTSDAM — Students from SUNY Potsdam’s Community Health Program will host the Color Me Caring 5K charity color run Saturday,…

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Tulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice Patients - MyWabashValley

MyWabashValley Tulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice PatientsMyWabashValleyTulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice Patients Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Terre Haute, IN – Many local folks celebrated the spring season on…

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Sponsored walk for Shrewsbury hospice - shropshirestar.com

shropshirestar.com Sponsored walk for Shrewsbury hospiceshropshirestar.comWalkers with two, and four legs, are being urged to get involved in an upcoming charity walk. Stride 3 JS24 Hannah Gamston and pooch Indigo will be among an army of walkers raising money for…

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Volunteers needed to make a difference to hospice patients in Ocean County - Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press Volunteers needed to make a difference to hospice patients in Ocean CountyAsbury Park PressHeartland Hospice is looking for dedicated, caring volunteers with an interest in visiting hospice patients and their families in Ocean County. Volunteer service is…

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NAHC says Per Capita Caps Would Raise Medicare Costs and Harm Home Care

Medicaid per-capita caps would raise Medicare costs for the 11 million people covered by both programs and halt progress made in moving long-term care out of  nursing homes and into homes and communities, according to analysts at a National Coalition…

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NHPCO video celebrates Hospice Volunteers for National Volunteer Week

Alexandria, VA (Hospice Action Network) April 24, 2017 by Lauren Drew National Volunteer Week is April 23 – 29, 2017 and those dedicated individuals offering support, companionship and hope to those facing a life-limiting illness deserve special recognition for the…

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