#3 – HIS The third episode of “A Minute with Max” offers a brief overview of the Hospice Item Set.
New Mexican Second Session of the 54th Legislature The New Mexican second session of the 54th Legislature began today at noon. Please note the timelines: Legislation may be pre-filed: December 16, 2019 – January 17, 2020 Opening day (noon) – January 21 Deadline for introduction – February 5 Session ends (noon) –February 20 Legislation not […]
Webinar: Education is 90% of Our Job (Free for TNMHO Members)
March 10, 2020 at 11 AM CST
Taking care of someone at the end of life is different than taking care of someone who is going to get better. Most people don’t understand this and aren’t familiar with the particular goals of end of life care. If we don’t teach people the difference, our end of life work will be judged by the wrong standard – by the standard of recovery, and satisfaction in the care we provide will suffer.
NEW JERSEY LEGISLATORS ADDRESS NEEDS FOR END-OF-LIFE AND PALLIATIVE CARE New Jersey Assembly Democrats are focused on improving citizens’ access to palliative and end-of-life care. Three bills are addressing these needs. One of the bills recently became law, and the other two “received full legislative approval.” The bill that has become a law (A-4682/S3118) […]
New Mexico Register MEDICAL BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC RULE HEARING -The New Mexico Medical Board will convene a regular Board Meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. and Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. and conduct a Public Rule Hearing on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:20 a.m. at the New Mexico […]
STUDY EXAMINES CORRELATION BETWEEN CAREGIVERS AND PATIENTS’ END OF LIFE SYMPTOMS Symptom management is an important part of hospice care and many studies have looked at symptom types and prevalence at the end of life (EoL). However, much about EoL symptoms remains unknown and appears to be highly variable. One area needing further study […]
Federal Register DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Parts 403, 409, 410, 411, 414, 415, 416, 418, 424, 425, 489, and 498 Medicare Program; CY 2020 Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program […]
COMMUNITY-DRIVEN CULTURAL TRAINING EXPANDS PALLIATIVE CARE IN ALABAMA AFRICAN AMERICAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES In Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System has been increasing efforts to expand offerings outside of their university hospital and better serve those they care for. They’ve added palliative services to their house calls program and telecare […]
Texas Register PART 15. TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION CHAPTER 371. MEDICAID AND OTHER HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FRAUD AND ABUSE PROGRAM INTEGRITY SUBCHAPTER G. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND SANCTIONS–The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) proposes amendments to 1 TAC §371.1603, concerning Legal Basis and Scope; and §371.1715, concerning Damages and […]
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