Hospice Clinical Eligibility for Heart/Pulmonary Diseases

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Identification of clinical eligibility for hospice is a critical component to ensuring appropriate reimbursement for hospice services. Each disease state has specific eligibility guidelines that should be met before admission to hospice. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for heart and pulmonary diseases common at the end of life, including heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and pulmonary fibrosis. You will learn the pathophysiology of these diseases, classification or staging for the diseases as applicable, specific LCD guidelines for hospice eligibility, and appropriate documentation to support eligibility. The goal of this course is to provide nurses in hospice and palliative care with knowledge of hospice clinical eligibility for heart and pulmonary diseases.



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Course Description

Identification of clinical eligibility for hospice is a critical component to ensuring appropriate reimbursement for hospice services. Each disease state has specific eligibility guidelines that should be met before admission to hospice. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for heart and pulmonary diseases common at the end of life, including heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and pulmonary fibrosis. You will learn the pathophysiology of these diseases, classification or staging for the diseases as applicable, specific LCD guidelines for hospice eligibility, and appropriate documentation to support eligibility. The goal of this course is to provide nurses in hospice and palliative care with knowledge of hospice clinical eligibility for heart and pulmonary diseases.



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