2018 Prudent Hospice™ Approach to Live Discharge Series 3 of 3: Evaluating & Planning for Discharge

May 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Every hospice faces challenges when a patient’s continued eligibility becomes unclear.  Simultaneous functions are underway, including providing care, eligibility assessment, and consideration of possible discharge planning.  Without a clear process, the situation quickly becomes muddled.  How can you accomplish it all, meet the patient/family needs, and preserve payment?  This webinar will explore those issues and provide a helpful tool to guide you through the process.


  • Regulations and policies related to discharging patients who are no longer eligible
  • Best process and framework for discharge planning
  • Clinical assessments and documentation supporting discharge
  • Case studies to improve process consistency
  • Actions of a Prudent Hospice™
  • Live discharges tool – which exit door is being taken?
  • Live discharge audit forms
  • Sample policies
  • The process steps when eligibility is not so clear
  • Supporting eligibility framework

This informative session is designed for clinical leaders, compliance officers and managers, IDG staff members, QAPI personnel, and education managers.

Learn more about the Prudent Hospice™ Series.

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