New at Noyce Consulting — hospice
Free COVID-19 Response Resources from CAPC - July 28, 2020 "I hope you are well in these difficult days. Because you’ve indicated an interest in serious illness care, I wanted to let you know about free resources available from the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) to support high-quality care and resilient care teams during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The California Health Care Foundation is one of several funders proud to support this work. CAPC’s mobile-friendly COVID-19 Response Resources Hub is the central source for these resources — with information to support organizations facing a COVID-19 surge or planning for serious illness...
From CMS: "HART (Hospice Abstraction Reporting Tool) v1.6.0 is now available in the Related Links section at the bottom of the HIS Technical web page. HART is a Java based software application that provides an option for Hospice facilities to collect and maintain facility, patient and HIS Record information for subsequent submission to the appropriate national data repository. HART is free software provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and is offered in two configuration types, standalone and network client. Please navigate to the HIS Technical webpage."
Education takes time and money. But shouldn't travel be optional?
We're all speeding toward the ICD-10 update (Oct 1, 2016) and OASIS-C2 (Jan 1, 2017) implementations. Come with me (or virtually take me with you) for the next hospice and home health care update adventures.
On Friday, CMS released the FY 2017 Hospice Final Rule.
Download your PDF version at https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection