[PGM2170] Hospice Clinical Documentation: Painting the Picture for Payment
Summary: A focus on
proper documentation for hospice.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Faculty: Markland, Susan
Program Description: Documentation is
crucial to a hospice agency’s success. How does one paint the picture, but not the house? Complete
and concise documentation provides smooth, accurate and timely payment to your hospice agency. This
program presents and discusses documentation standards including an overview of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF),
for each discipline, enabling viewers to comply with the documentation standards and presents an overall
picture of documentation for ease in reimbursement for the hospice client.
Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:
About the Presenter: Susan Markland, RN, BSN is currently the Regional Director of Clinical Services
for Scott and White Home Care and Hospice. Susan has 20+ years nursing experience with 12 years’ experience in Hospice Administration. More recently she
has entered the Home Health and PAS arenas as well. She is a passionate advocate for quality patient care and a leader in demonstrating Home Care services
can be profitable even within the not for profit organizations. Susan serves on the Board of Directors at TAHC&H, is a member of the Education Committee
and a member of the Hospice Committee. Having survived the teenage years of 6 daughters, she faces Health Care reform with calm, humor, and a resolve to
not become entrenched in the drama.