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Monday, December 2, 2013

CMS/ Abt Associates Present Analysis for Hospice Payment
Event Details
Date(s): December 2, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM  EST - 2:00 PM  EST
Organization Details
Organization: VNAA
Contact Name: Monisha Smith
Contact Phone: 202-384-1455
Contact Email: [email protected]
On December 2 from 1-2  p.m. EST/ 10-11 a.m. PT, Abt Associates, a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, will present insights in their development of a new hospice payment mode for VNAA members.
Abt is looking broadly at hospice cost report, claims, and beneficiary data to gain a better idea of hospice care delivery patterns.  Additionally, Abt is analyzing care patterns related to the hospice face-to-face to determine whether the new requirement is having an impact on hospice use.

Mike Plotzke, Senior Associate at Abt Associates will present on the following topics: 
  •  Trends in Hospice Cost Reports          
  •  Trends in General Inpatient Utilization (GIP)
  •   Impact of the Face-to-Face Requirement on Hospice Benefit Periods

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