Hospice Clinical Eligibility: Renal, Liver, and Infectious Diseases

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Identification of clinical eligibility for hospice care is a critical component to ensuring reimbursement for care. Each disease state has specific eligibility guidelines that should be met before hospice admission. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for renal, liver, and infectious diseases common at the end of life including end-stage renal disease, end-stage liver disease, and HIV/AIDS. For each disease state, you will learn the pathophysiology of the disease, classification or staging for the disease as applicable, clinical indicators that the individual is in the terminal stages of the disease, specific LCD guidelines for eligibility, and appropriate documentation to support eligibility.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The guidelines referenced in this course were taken from CGS Medicare. Please refer to your specific Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for any potential policy differences.



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Course Description

Identification of clinical eligibility for hospice care is a critical component to ensuring reimbursement for care. Each disease state has specific eligibility guidelines that should be met before hospice admission. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for renal, liver, and infectious diseases common at the end of life including end-stage renal disease, end-stage liver disease, and HIV/AIDS. For each disease state, you will learn the pathophysiology of the disease, classification or staging for the disease as applicable, clinical indicators that the individual is in the terminal stages of the disease, specific LCD guidelines for eligibility, and appropriate documentation to support eligibility.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The guidelines referenced in this course were taken from CGS Medicare. Please refer to your specific Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for any potential policy differences.



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