Palmetto GBA Hospice Medical Director/Physician Webinar (NC)

Presented by Charles Canaan, this virtual workshop is designed to help provide information and updates to help Hospice Medical Directors and Hospice Physicians gain knowledge on Medicare rules and regulations in the hospice setting.

Part I: 9:00am-10:30am

  • Hospice Eligibility
  • Certification of Terminal Illness
  • Attending Physician
  • Physician Narrative and Attestation
  • Election Statement and Addendum 
  • Face to Face Encounters

Break: 10:30am-10:45am

Part II : 10:45am-12:15pm

  • Relatedness and Unrelatedness Determinations
  • Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)
  • Physician Signatures
  • Issues Related to Live Discharges
  • Discuss Risk Areas, Improper Payments, OIG
  • IDG

Q&A and Wrap Up: 12:15pm-12:30pm 

Presenter: Charles Canaan, RN, Senior Provider Relations Representative, Provider Outreach and Education, Palmetto GBA
Charles Canaan has over 30 years of diverse nursing experience in a variety of healthcare settings, to include inpatient, outpatient, home and organizational settings.  His education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and a Master of Public Health Degree in Health Promotion and Education from the University of South Carolina and a Coding for Health Care Professionals Certificate from Trident technical College.  He currently provides education and consultation to Medicare providers with learning needs.

Prior to the webinar, a Zoom link will be e-mailed to you. You will need to register through this link to attend the webinar. After registering via Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email which will include a join link to access the webinar, a dial-in number and an access code to listen in via telephone. You will also be sent any pertinent handouts if available. 

Registration Fee:
The registration fee covers one individual’s access. Multiple site participation from individuals within your agency will require separate registration. For example: if your agency has paid for 1 participating registration but 3 people from your agency would like to attend, your agency will need to pay a separate registration fee for all 3 participants. In addition, if your agency has sent in 1 registration but 3 people from your agency register through the Zoom link, your agency will be invoiced the registration fee for the additional 2 registrations. The handouts will be emailed to you to the email address you provide. Please feel free to provide an additional email address as a backup. If you would like to register more than 10 attendees from your agency, please contact [email protected] for discount group pricing.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy:
Fees will be refunded, or invoices will be adjusted, only if written notice of cancellation is received by AHHC/SCHCHA one week prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, AHHC/SCHCHA will retain, or charge, 50% of the initial registration fee, per registrant, to cover administrative overhead. Once written cancellation is received, an AHHC/SCHCHA staff member will review for approval. If your cancellation is approved, we will email back a signed and dated copy of the cancellation that your agency should retain on file in case of questions. Substitutions may be made up to the day of the event. Please contact Kerri Ogburn if you have any questions at [email protected].  

Recording: The recording for this webinar will be made available for 30 days following the webinar.
Audience: While this course is specifically designed for Hospice Medical Directors and Hospice Physicians, we welcome anyone in your organization interested in attending this course to register. 
Continuing Education: This webinar is eligible for 3.75 nurse contact hours. The Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

6/29/2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time

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