Hospice Eligibility-LCD and Documentation: Heart Disease

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In this course we’ll define pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of the most common types of heart disease seen in hospice care. We’ll also identify and apply LCD guidelines for hospice eligibility of patients with heart disease and discuss how to use hospice documentation to demonstrate eligibility.

Catherine has 20+ years in home health and hospice settings as an RN with advancing levels of leadership, including start-up and growth of her own, very successful, hospice in Southeastern Louisiana. Her certification and specialty is in hospice operations, both clinical and financial, having received several awards and recognitions for management and operational efficiency and excellence through the years. She is a frequently requested educational presenter for state and local groups on hospice care and has extensive knowledge on clinical case management education. While working with Fazzi, Catherine consults in several areas, including, operational, educational, and compliance divisions.
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# of Seats:

Minimum quantity for "Hospice Eligibility-LCD and Documentation: Heart Disease " is 1.


0.73 hrs

Contact Hours: Nursing

Topics: Hospice

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor Name : Catherine Dehlin RN, BSN, CHPN, CHCM, COQS