By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: December 18, 2023
As a response to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the Hospice Special Focus Program was created to identify hospices who have poor quality outcomes based on quality indicators. A technical expert panel collaborated with CMS to establish the most effective approach for conducting the Special Focus Program and its content.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: December 11, 2023
Since the release of the Home Health Proposed Rule in July of 2023 for 2024, the significance of the Behavioral Adjustment has been strongly emphasized – it’s a war we are losing and need to take action on.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: December 4, 2023
In mid-November, Hospice Preview Reports were released containing information about your Hospice. The information in these reports will be made available as part of the February 2024 refresh of the Care Compare website. Between November 15 and December 15, you’ll have the opportunity to thoroughly review the Preview Reports and report any discrepancies or issues you find in your data.