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The HCN Forum provides the opportunity to network with colleagues across the country. Feel free to use the HCN Forum to share questions, challenges, and ideas related to hospice compliance, quality and best practices. 


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Forum Resource Library

Over the years HCN members have contributed numerous helpful resources to help other hospices. The Forum Resource Library houses that collection and allows members to easily share new resources in response to HCN Forum discussion topics.  Browse the library, download resources, and upload new resources to help other HCN members.


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Regulatory Reference Center

The Regulatory Reference Center, maintained by HCN, includes critical documents and other resources related to regulatory compliance. As new regulations, guidance and alerts are published they are added to the Regulatory Reference Center. Please let us know if there is something you are looking for that is not there and we will find it and add it.


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Upcoming Events

  • Auditing clinical records can be a daunting task; ensuring that you have the right team, tool, and technique is of paramount importance to safeguard your hospice. Learn more during this webinar. Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • Everything you need to know about governmental scrutiny (part I). Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • Hospices across the country utilize Hospice Regulatory Boot Camps to orient new staff and provide ongoing training of CEOs, Hospice Medical Directors and Team Physicians, Clinical Managers, Corporate Compliance Officers, QAPI Coordinators, the Interdisciplinary Group, and others. Weatherbee Resources has provided more than 55 Hospice Regulatory Boot Camps across the country since 2006.  More than 4,000 hospice ...
  • Learn what CMS looks for during surveys and how to avoid common pitfalls that can lead to deficiencies. Learn more about this webinar and register today!

Our Blog

  • Admissibility of statistical sampling to prove liability in FCA suit is fact dependent. In a February 14, 2017 decision, the Fourth Circuit declined to rule on the question of whether statistical sampling can be used to prove liability and damages in False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuits, concluding that it should not have agreed to ...
  • Really?

    These are a few of the headlines and articles generated by the most recent OIG report entitled: Hospices Should Improve Their Election Statements and Certifications of Terminal Illness published September 15, 2016. Beginning with the leader in negative hospice hysteria, the Washington Post’s Peter Whoriskey (yes, that guy again), the relatively benign and definitely limited findings of ...