Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook Quality, Compliance, and Reimbursement
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April 2017 – Now in revision! Stay tuned for new publication date.
It is no longer enough to practice skillful and compassionate hospice care. Hospice team members and managers must know all the rules related to documentation, coverage, and other regulatory standards. Includes overview of hospice documentation, planning and managing in hospice, roles of hospice team, Medicare hospice, hospice care of children, planning and implementing nutritional care, pain: assessment and management resources, hospice definitions, and an extensive listing of hospice resources. Special features include 23 hospice care guidelines alphabetically organized AIDS through wound care with information about the diagnoses, potential ICD-9 codes, associated nursing diagnoses, skills and services identified, outcomes for care, patient, family, and caregiver educational needs, tips for quality and reimbursement, and resources for hospice care and practice. The handbook also includes information about competency assessment and evaluation, hospice orientation, staff safety, chart audit tool, examples of forms to achieve and support compliance, extensive listing of educational resources for hospice team members and patients and families, and a drug and symptom formulary, and much, much more!