Hospice Academy: 2022 Final Rule: Hospice Payment Rate, Cap & Quality Measures Defined, Reviewed and

When:  Sep 9, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM (CT)

Each year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issues the Hospice Final Rule which contains the adjustments to payments for hospice services and hospice cap, as well as quality and regulatory changes. Have you ever wondered what a market basket adjustment really is?  Who really knows why the Hospital Wage Index Value affects hospice payments?  These things are fundamental to understanding how payment changes affect your hospice organization. More than just adjusting to these changes, this session will help you gain an understanding of the foundational elements of hospice payment policy and the Hospice Quality Reporting Program.  Conducted in an interactive and practical way, participants will be able to leverage their knowledge to strategize for changes need to adapt to updates to the Hospice Final Rule year after year.



  • Participants will understand and be able to educate their teams about the changes in the Hospice 2022 Final Rule.
  • Participants will gain a fundamental knowledge of the elements that CMS uses to adjust hospice reimbursement rates and the hospice cap.
  • Participants will understand changes in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program as required in the Hospice 2022 Final Rule.
  • Participants will be able to strategize and make organizational changes to meet the requirements in the Hospice 2022 Final Rule.

Continuing Education: 
1.5 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates and 1.5 contact hours Continuing Nursing Education

Speaker:  Zaundra Ellis, Director of Hospice Solutions, AXXESS

Cost:  $60 Members; $120 Non Members (includes live webinar and recording. No refunds will be given.

Register:  Online


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Jessica Campbell
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