CMS Updates Hospice Aide Services Fact Sheet

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The Enhancing RN Supervision of Hospice Aide Services MLN Fact Sheet has been updated with  information about frequency and documentation requirements of registered nurses’ (RN) supervisory visits. The content was streamlined but no substantive content changes were made. However, this is a good time for hospices to revisit the topic of aide supervision. Under the current […]

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OIG Report on Hospice Aide Supervisory Visits

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Deficiencies found and remedies recommended by OIG The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released another report pertaining to the quality of hospice care.  In this report, Registered Nurses Did Not Always Visit Medicare Beneficiaries’ Homes At Least Once Every 14 Days To Assess The Quality Of […]

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