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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

  • Navigating electronic medical systems (EMRs) can sometimes prove challenging, causing hospice providers to rely on “checkbox” documentation strategies which inhibits sufficient demonstration of ongoing hospice eligibility. Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • The June Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp and optional education day will be held in Boston, Massachusetts. 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 ...
  • Using a systems approach to take QAPI from a basic data reporting mechanism to a process for meaningful and lasting improvement. Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • How world-class leaders align their organizations to deliver exceptional results. Learn more about this webinar and register today!

Our Blog

  • Hospices must balance opioid risks with their patients’ need for pain relief A Hospice Foundation of America-sponsored webinar last month on current issues in pain management explored how the national public health crisis of opioid misuse and overdoses impacts hospices. Providers are challenged to be aware of what’s happening in their communities and more careful ...
  • Hospice Compare refresh, CAHPS and much more On November 8, 2017, National Partnership for Hospice Innovation (NPHI) chief data and quality officer Theresa Schmidt, met with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss the upcoming Hospice Compare refresh, planned addition of Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) measure, and how ...