hospice administrator

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Hospice Services. Physician NursingMedical Social ServicesCounseling . Physical TherapyOccupational TherapySpeech Language Pathology. Hospice AideHomemakerVolunteer. Inpatient CareMedical Supplies, Drugs, BiologicalsDME. Professional Management Written agreement. Services areAuthorized by the hospiceFurnished safely and effectively by qualified personnelFollow the patient's Plan of careHospice retains administrative and financial management, and oversight of staff and services .

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1. Hospice Administrator Hospice employee Has required education and experience Responsible for hospice daily operations Reports to the governing body

3. Professional ManagementWritten agreement Services are Authorized by the hospice Furnished safely and effectively by qualified personnel Follow the patient's Plan of care Hospice retains administrative and financial management, and oversight of staff and services

4. Multiple Locations Be Medicare approved before providing services to Medicare patients. Be part of the hospice. Share administration, supervision, and services with the hospice. Have clearly delineated lines of authority, professional, administrative control. Be continually monitored and managed by the hospice.

5. Medical Director Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy Employed directly or under contract Hospice may contract with individual or group

6. Medical Director Responsibilities Medical Component of Hospiceís Patient Care Program Review Patientís Clinical Information Certify And Recertify Terminal Illness

7. Clinical Record Content

8. Clinical Record Content (Conít)

9. Pop Quiz What happens when the patient is transferred to another Mícare/Mícaid facility: A. The hospice must always send a copy of the patientís discharge summary with the patient. B. The hospice must always send a copy of the patientís clinical record with the patient.

10. Durable Medical Equipment Follow manufacturer recommendations for maintenance Develop Policies if no recommendation Instruct pt/family on proper use Contract with supplier meeting Medicare MEMPOS standards

11. Inpatient Care Limitation Total Medicare inpatient days canít exceed 20% of total Medicare hospice days.

12. Restraints or Seclusion All patients have the right to be free from restraint or seclusion imposed as a means of coercion, discipline, convenience, or retaliation. Only used to ensure safety of patient, staff, or others when less restrictive interventions not effective no standing orders or PRN

13. Restraints or Seclusion least restrictive possible Safety is paramount Time limited Monitored by trained staff. Documentation of training available in personnel records

14. Hospice/Facility written agreement Communication and documentation strategy Facility notifies hospice of specific patient conditions Hospice determines appropriate hospice care Facility responsibility for 24 hour r/b & personal care Hospice provides drugs & DME r/t terminal illness

15. Hospice/Facility written agreement (Conít)

16. CMS Hospice Center www.cms.hhs.gov/center/hospice.asp

17. Hospice Social Worker MSW from accredited school +1 year experience or BSW, or bachelor in psychology, sociology, or other related field & 1 year experience & supervised by MSW or BSW AND employed by hospice before 12/2/2008.

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