Join the Hospice Roundtable Call on Monday, December 2, 2013: CMS/ Abt Associates Present Analysis for Hospice Payment
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
by: VNAA Policy Team

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy




On December 2 from 1-2 p.m. EST/ 10-11 a.m. PT, Abt Associates, a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, will present insights in their development of a new hospice payment mode for VNAA members.
  
Abt is looking broadly at hospice cost report, claims, and beneficiary data to gain a better idea of hospice care delivery patterns.  Additionally, Abt is analyzing care patterns related to the hospice face-to-face to determine whether the new requirement is having an impact on hospice use.

Mike PlotzkeSenior Associate at Abt Associates will present on the following topics: 
·          Trends in Hospice Cost Reports          
·          Trends in General Inpatient Utilization (GIP)
·           Impact of the Face-to-Face Requirement on Hospice Benefit Periods
Register here for the call.
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