Hospice Responds to COVID-19
COVID-19 Hospice Resources
Updates from the CDC, CMS, NHPCO, and all of the other key resources for hospices.
COVID-19 Clinician Resources
Starbucks, Dunkin’, Headspace, Crocs, and more give back to healthcare workers.
mumms Responds to
New features and tips to help hospices stay connected, and combat COVID-19.
Thank you to Our Healthcare Workers
Amid the rapidly unfolding changes caused by COVID-19, we want to take a moment to say thank you.
Thank you for being on the front lines in fighting COVID-19.
Thank you for taking care of the most vulnerable in our community.
Thank you for sacrificing time at home to ensure we are safe.
Thank you for lending your expertise to patients facing the unknown.
We’ve been in the hospice industry for over 30 years. Hospice organizations have always handled extremely delicate, often stressful situations with care and grace.
COVID-19 Guidance for Hospice
Regulations are Changing Quickly
As the pandemic unfolds, regulations are changing quickly. Below are some quick links to the latest federal guidance for hospice and healthcare organizations.
World Health Organization Guidance on Diagnostic Codes
OSHA Guidance on Workplace Safety
CDC Resources for Patients and Families
Software Tools For Patient and Family Care
Staying Connected with Caregivers
Easy access to caregiver communication preferences, helps hospices keep patients and families informed in this time when connection is critical.
Diagnosing Patients Accurately
Hummingbird has the symptom diagnosis codes for COVID-19 built-in, so clinicians can include them in their normal visits to a patient.
Telehealth Fee-For-Service (FFS)
In the midst of the outbreak, hospices are turning to telehealth to treat patients and families. Documenting the Medicare FFS Telemedicine Physician Service Codes is crucial as telehealth becomes more common. Hummingbird includes all of the Medicare FFS Telemedicine service codes. And, Hummingbird makes it easy to update a patient’s plan of care to reflect the need for telehealth visits.
Your Hospice Is In Good Hands