Hospice Clinical Eligibility: Neurological Diseases

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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 admission to a hospice agency. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for neurological diseases common at the end of life including ALS, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. 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 Local Coverage Determination (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 admission to a hospice agency. This course focuses on the clinical eligibility for neurological diseases common at the end of life including ALS, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. 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 Local Coverage Determination (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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