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Hospice News Blog 12-3-2018

UHPCO Annual Holiday Luncheon Invite Today's Blog Content: News Burns Magleby Scholarship Foundation Award CMS Delays Finalizing New Rules on Discharge Planning CMS Releases List of Potential Future Quality Measures NHPCO's NewsBriefs for 11-29-2018 Events UHPCO...

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Hospice News Blog 11-26-2018

  RSVP Now for UHPCO's Holiday Awards Luncheon   Oh, and if your agency's/company's/ individual's vote for UHPCO's 2019 president-elect, remind the person who has your membership's one vote to VOTE NOW. The deadline is Friday Nov. 30. Choose Utah Hospice and...

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Hospice News Blog 11-19-2018

RSVP Now for the UHPCO Holiday Luncheon Dec 18 And nominate your hospice heroes today! Today's Blog Content: News New Fact Sheet Available: NQF #3235 Hospice and Palliative Care Composite Process Measure Another Court Rules Against Provider Asking for TRO to Stop...

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Hospice News Blog 11-12-2018

Today's Blog Content News Voluntary Refunds--Calendar Year 2018 What is CERT & What Does it Mean to Me?? Hospice Sequential Billing Reminder: Reason Code 37402 Reminder: When to Submit Occurrence Code 27 on Hospice Claims CMS Letter to Clinicians HIS Freeze Date:...

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Hospice News Blog 11-5-2018

UHPCO Convention Tomorrow! See you there. Check out our fabulous vendors! Today's Blog Content: News Now available: NCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition New Opioids Disposal Law Impacts Hospice NHPCO's NewsBriefs 11-01-2018 Hospice...

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Hospice News Blog 10-29-2018

UHPCO Convention is next week! Register Now. Today's Blog Content: News CMS MLN Connects for 10-25-2018 NHPCO NewsBriefs for 10-25-2018 Events 29th Annual Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Convention RCTCLEARN Webinar Announcement CGS Provider Enrollment...

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Hospice News Blog 10-21-2018

Today's Blog Content: News What Providers Should Do About Denials From Medicare Advantage Plans CMS Oversight Memo FYI Medicare Advantage Improper Denials NHPCO's NewsBriefs for 10-18-2018 Events Annual Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Convention Help...

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Hospice News Blog 10-15-2018

Lunch & Learn With the UHPCO Board Tuesday Join your UHPCO board Tuesday, Oct 16 at noon, for an update on funeral customs, options, procedures and regulations. Reginal Ecker of Dignity Memorial will present. And bring your appetite. Dignity Memorial will also...

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UHPCO 29th Annual Convention and Vendor Fair Nov 6-7

Join your hospice colleagues at UHPCO's 29th Annual convention Nov. 6-7. Learn. Re-connect with long-time friends. Expand and enrich your hospice practice with access to hospice-specific experts in regulatory compliance, emergency preparedness and technology to keep...

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Hospice News Blog 10-8-2018

Today's Blog Content: News Urgent Action Item CMA Alert Extra - Medicare Enrollment Updates Utah Medicaid Information Bulletin Oct 2018 CMS MLN Connects 10-4-2018 NHPCO NewsBriefs 10-4-2018 Hospice Action Network Monthly News Update Events UHPCO Convention and Annual...

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Hospice News Blog 10-1-2018

Welcome LeeAnn Sudbury, new administrative assistant to Executive Director! Today's Blog Content: News House Members Join Forces to Establish Palliative Care Task Force Medical Reviewer Credentials New Medicare Card: MBI on Remittance Advice October 1 Quality Payment...

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Hospice News Blog 9-24-2018

Today's Blog Content: Note: Please send your Medical Director's contact information to UHPCO's Medical Director Committee Chair at rscheidell7@gmail.com.  News Proposed Rule on Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency and Burden Reduction CMS...

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Hospice News Blog 9-17-2018

Register for the UHPCO Convention today! Today's Blog Items: News Recertify your FISS DDE User ID Today! Hospice Quality Reporting Program: Training Materials from August Webinar Administrative Simplification Basics: Electronic Funds Transfer and Electronic Remittance...

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Hospice News Blog 9-10-2018

Today's Blog Items: News Hospice Quality: Latest Preview Report Includes HIS Composite Measure; CAHPS Response Rate and Case-Mix Documents Updated Hospice Provider Preview Reports – Now Available NHPCO Regulatory Relief Update Hospice Quality Alerts: HEART Open Door,...

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Hospice News Blog 9-4-2018

Register now for UHPCO Convention Nov 6-7! Today's Blog Items: News Avoid myCGS Deactivation! Log in TODAY! Recertify your FISS DDE User ID Today September 2018 Home Health and Hospice Provider Contact Center Training NAHC to Congress: Fight Opioid Crisis without...

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Register for UHPCO 2018 Annual Convention Now

I know you've been waiting for this. Here it is at last! Sign up now for the UHPCO 2018 Convention and Annual Meeting! Come. Earn up to 10 Continuing Education Units (pending). CMEs also pending. If you're not a UHPCO member, be sure to join UHPCO first, so that you...

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Hospice News Blog

News Update to Hospice Payment Rates, Hospice Cap, Hospice Wage Index, and Hospice Pricer for FY 2019 Recertify your FISS DDE User ID Today! New Medicare Card Mailing Update -- Wave 5 Begins, Wave 3 Ends Common Reasons for Delays in CMS Application Processing CMS...

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Hospice News Blog 8-20-2018

News HIS Freeze Date: August 15 Recertify your FISS DDE User ID Today Home Health & Hospice Claims Process Issues Log Updated CMS Clarifies Medicare Secondary Payer Form Use Hospice Compare Refresh Alert: What to do for Patients that Did Not Receive their New...

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Hospice News Blog 8-13-2018

Today's Blog Content: News Hospice Quality Updates: August 7 Reconsideration Deadline and Training Alerts Recertify Your FISS DDE User ID Today CMS Finalizes Application of Post-Acute Transfer Policy to Early Hospital Discharges to Hospice CMS Transmittal -- Update to...

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Hospice News Digest 8-6-2018

Today's Blog Contents News NHPCO Reponds to OIG Report FY2019 Hospice Final Rule Issued PEPPER Retrieval: How Does Your State Rate? President Trump signs in-home health service bill into law Hospice Action Network Newsletter Home Health and Hospice Medicare Bulletin...

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Hospice News Digest 7-30-2018

News Home Health and Hospice FISS DDE User ID Annual Recertification Hospice Quality Reporting System Quick Reference Guide HQRP Non-Compliance Letters: Request for Reconsideration by August 7 NDS Data Submission Deadline Extended to August 31 Calendar Year 2016...

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