The 2018 Hospice Final Rule: New Insights
from Clinical and Financial Perspectives
with Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H of Noyce Consulting
and Sharon Harder, President of C3 Advisors, LLC

Webinar On-Demand 

The rapid and dramatic changes the hospice industry has seen in recent years show no signs of stopping. With publication of the FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update, CMS has verified the payment rates for 2018, extended the extraordinary circumstances exemption, and confirmed its intention to move forward with more public reporting of quality and satisfaction data, and much more.

You and your team must prepare for the 2018 Hospice Final Rule. Here’s where to begin.

Watch this free webinar presented by renowned hospice consultant Beth Noyce and compliance expert Sharon Harder. Beth will provide insights as to the clinical impact of the new rule, while Sharon will unravel its financial and business requirements.

Watch to learn:

  • The key changes in the 2018 Hospice Final Rule
  • The new criteria for determining terminal status and patient eligibility
  • The top policies that will have CMS’s attention in 2018

Don’t miss this opportunity for you and your team to prepare for 2018 and learn from two of hospice’s most influential thought leaders!

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Beth Noyce

Sharon Harder

Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H provides consulting, education, and auditing services to hospice and home health agencies, and affordable instant in-services for agencies at She has presented at UHPCO, NAHC, UAHC, DecisionHealth’s Coding Summit, and many other seminars. She has served as a MAC medical reviewer. Her work with DecisionHealth includes publishing in Diagnosis Coding Pro, helping edit the ICD-9 Coding Manual, authoring multiple ICD-10 courses, editing updates for the HCS-H credential study guide, and more.

Sharon Harder has over three decades of executive management experience in the health care industry. She has served in financial and operational leadership roles in a variety of health care organizations ranging from a major health care professional association to large post-acute health care providers. As President of C3 Advisors, LLC, Sharon engages with clients to develop and implement the strategic vision required to improve their profitability and competitive position in the rapidly transforming health care marketplace. Learn more at

About Kinnser

Kinnser creates the software solutions that power post-acute care. Kinnser leads the industry by consistently delivering the smartest, most widely used solutions for home health, private duty home care, therapy and hospice. With an enduring focus on customer success, Kinnser helps post-acute care businesses reduce expenses, increase revenue, streamline processes and improve care. For more information, visit or call toll free 877.399.6538.
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