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Monday, April 30, 2018
FY2019 Hospice Payment Proposed Rule Available for Comment »
The FY2019 hospice payment rule is now on display at the Office of the Federal Register, for a 60-day comment period. ...
Saturday, September 2, 2017
PEPPERs Available - HHAs and Hospices »
I work for TMF Health Quality Institute which is contracted with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to devel...
Friday, August 4, 2017
FY2018 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule »
On August 1, 2017, the Federal Register posted the FY2018 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule for public inspection. Download...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
CMS Updates Medicare Payment Rates, Quality Reporting Requirements »
CMS issued three final rules outlining 2018 Medicare payment rates for skilled nursing facilities, hospice , and inpatien...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Final Rule on Changes to Medicare Appeals Process »
HHS published a final rule on January 17, 2017 that addressed public comments and finalizes changes to the Medicare benefi...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers »
After a three year period, the final rule for Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Hospice Reminder! Are You Ready to Calculate and Report Your Aggregate Cap? »
Hospice Reminder! Are You Ready to Calculate and Report Your Aggregate Cap? Submission Deadline is March 31 Back...
Monday, August 1, 2016
Final FY2017 Hospice Wage Index & Payment Rate Summary »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
New NGS Medical Review of Patients in SNF »
NGS has started a new provider specific probe for providers who have a high percentage of their patients in a SNF (Q5004)....
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Nondiscrimination in Health Programs - Final Rule »
Nondiscrimination in Health Programs Final Rule Effective Date: July 16, 2016; Compliance Date: October 16, 2016...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Nondiscrimination in Health Programs - Compliance Date is October 16 »
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued the final rule (Final Rule) effective July 19, 2016 implementing the pro...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CMS Clarifies Reasons for Not Cancelling a Notice of Election »
CMS Clarifies Reasons for Not Cancelling a Notice of Election The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
CMS Releases Parts C and D Call Letter »
CMS Releases Parts C and D Call Letter Summary at a Glance   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service...
Friday, April 1, 2016
OIG Publishes Report on Hospice General Inpatient Care »
OIG Publishes Report on Hospice General Inpatient Care  The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
FY2016 Hospice Wage Index & Payment Rate Update »
NHPCO has issued a summary of the FY2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirem...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
NHPCO Submits Official Comment Letter on FY2016 Hospice Wage Index Proposed Rule »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Hospice Cap Self-Reporting Requirement »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
CAP Discussed at CMS Open Door Forum »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
DEA Releases New Rules for Prescription Drug Disposal »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Hospice CAHPS Begins Jan 1, 2015 »
Hospice CAHPS begins January 1, 2015.  If you need assistance, please contact the AHPCO Office. The CAHPS® Hospice...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
NHPCO Sends CMS Cost Report Letter »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Stakeholder Community Letter to CMS »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Friday, July 11, 2014
NHPCO Compiles Part D Survey Data »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Friday, July 11, 2014
NHPCO Submits Comment Letter to CMS on FY2015 »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
CMS Message About Part D and Hospice »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
CMS Rescinds CR 8425: Prepayment and Post Payment Review Claims »
The Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...

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3/19/2019
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3/21/2019
Conditions of Participation Series: Overview & Patient Rights (Webinar $149*)

3/28/2019
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