The 2019 Hospice Final Rule:
How to Prepare Now

Presented by Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, Executive Director,
Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and Utah Association for Home Care

On-Demand Webinar


Every year the hospice final rule brings new challenges and, in some cases, hope for better things to come. The 2019 Hospice Final Rule is modest in its policy changes, but the news it brings is challenging. Hospices will see an increase in payments overall, but those who fail to meet quality reporting requirements will see a reduction. The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) has updated the hospice quality reporting timeline, introduced a major change in the role of physician assistants, and much more.

To succeed in 2019, you and your team must prepare for the 2019 Hospice Final Rule. This free webinar will help you get started.

Watch this important webinar presented by Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, the Executive Director of the Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (UHPCO) and the Utah Association for Home Care (UAHC). Beth will provide insights as to the clinical and financial impacts of the new rule and unravel its reporting requirements.

Watch to learn:

  • The financial impact of upcoming rule changes
  • New reporting requirement updates
  • New requirements that will be challenging for hospice providers
  • The consequences of procrastinating on compliance preparedness

Don’t miss this opportunity for you and your team to learn from one of hospice’s most influential thought leaders and prepare for 2019!


About the Presenter

Beth NoyceBeth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, is the executive director of the Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (UHPCO) and the Utah Association for Home Care (UAHC). 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, authoring ICD-10 courses, editing updates for the HCS-H credential study guide, and more. She is also an advising board member for the Association for Home Care Coding and Compliance (AHCC).

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