Forum Discussions

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

  • The first 2018 Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp and optional education day will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. 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 ...
  • Taking a deeper dive into organizational data and using it to drive quality initiatives. Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • A look at the OIG's video regarding EHR systems; how EHRs look when printed for submission to auditors / investigators; how to discern authentic documentation versus pre-populated information, etc. Learn more about this webinar and register today!
  • IDG-based electronic documentation tips to capture services provided and assure payment. Learn more about this webinar and register today!

Our Blog

  • 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 ...
  • A story about perseverance and advanced care planning As physicians, we understand the importance of sustenance, especially in regard to how it affects our patients, particularly in regard to critical end-of-life decisions they are forced to make. I would like to share a story of a young woman who recently taught me so much about ...