The hospice and palliative care community has long been aware of the need to increase diversity in the patients and families it serves. This week, NHPCO released a Moments of … Read More
The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership has put together a list of ICD-10 codes that are not allowed to be used as primary diagnosis.
The Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program reviews the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and business associates to meet selected standards and implementation specifications of the Privacy, … Read More
The Joint Commission is offering a new Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) certification option for home health & hospices that will launch July 1, 2016. Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will recognize … Read More
CMS has issued CR-9575 – Making Principal Diagnosis Codes Mandatory for Notice of Elections to be Accepted. The implementation date for this change is October 3, 2016.
Meditation and mindfulness have been shown to reduce burnouts among clinicains and studies are beginning to pay more attention to the benefits of meditation and mindfulness for physicians.
The QIES System has announced that their systems will be unavailable after 8pm EST on Wednesday, March 16 through Monday, March 21. We recommend you mark this on your calendar and make the … Read More
In the United Kingdom, autobiographer Barbara Altounyan is looking at setting up a charity that puts autobiographers and journalists in end of life care facilities a couple times a month. Altounyan … Read More