Archives: 2018, February

Hospice Orientation and Training

By Katie Wehri / Posted on: February 19, 2018

There are more than 4,000 hospices in the United States. They serve approximately 1.5 million people, and their families. All staff members need to be trained, oriented to hospice and their role in delivering care. This article dives deep into the topic of Hospice orientation and training. We also provide the information necessary to succeed with the implementation of your program.


HHCCN, ABN, NOMNC – Which Form Do I Use?

By Melinda Gaboury / Posted on: February 9, 2018

Home health providers may find themselves bombarded by forms and paperwork on a daily basis and find it difficult to remain compliant in utilizing the most up-to-date forms. This blog will briefly discuss the current versions of the Home Health Change of Care Notice (HHCCN), Notice of Medicare Non-coverage (NOMNC), and the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) forms.


When Must an Advance Beneficiary Notice Be Used in Hospice?

By Katie Wehri / Posted on: February 2, 2018

All Medicare and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries and providers have rights and are protected against financial liability through an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN). The provider is responsible for giving this notice to the beneficiary in certain instances. The ABN used by hospice providers is…