News Blog

UHPCO aims to support hospice providers provide the best services possible while complying with regulations and advocating for the industry. Read the latest happenings curated especially for hospice professionals.

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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Help UHPCO on Cyber Monday

Happy Holidays Everyone!   It’s that time of year when families get together, have meaningful conversations and share moments that will create lifelong memories. As you are caring for your loved ones, or are a caregiver for a hospice family, you will most likely...

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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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Register Now if You Want A Name Badge

We're printing UHPCO Convention name badges this weekend. Please go to sign up by the end of the day Friday to be sure you get one. Of course, you can still register after Friday, and we'll have a Sharpie to let you write your own name. But you want to...

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Want to win a laptop? Come to the UHPCO Convention

Missing out on this year's convention would be scary, indeed.  Believing you don't need more hospice-industry wisdom is just witch-ful thinking. Sign up now! Don't make me call my flying monkeys! With so many treats afoot (and no tricks, mind you) you won't dare to...

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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 bring...

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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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Be Part of the UHIN Solution

Ed Dieringer, UAHC Government Outreach Chair   Home health and Hospice agencies would love to access physician's records, orders, POLST, and advanced directives for patients. Right? I hear you laughing. But you can help it happen! The Utah Health Information Network...

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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  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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UHPCO - Executive Director
Beth Noyce, RN
PO Box 823
West Jordan, Utah 84084

 LeeAnn Sudbury
Assistant to Executive Director

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