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Aug 30, 2019

Hospice billing can be a complicated process to tackle, and just when you figure it out, things change. CMS recently released the Final Rules for Fiscal Year 2020.

It features some rebasing of payment for the various hospice levels of care.  The reimbursement for Routine Home Care is going down, while the payments for...

Aug 23, 2019

Hospice administrators and managers are faced with the unique job of providing self care for hospice teams.  Multiple or difficult deaths, personal losses, and the daily wear and tear of a hospice workday creates a need for self care of the team. 

Jerry and Helen discuss ways that team leaders can support and sustain...

Aug 16, 2019

Care professionals are found in many different careers - firefighters, law enforcement, funeral home staff, mental health professionals and counselors, emergency staff.  Along with end of life teams, these care professionals work to meet the needs of people in their communities.

Working in these jobs takes its toll....

Aug 15, 2019

Jonathan Prescott has made it his life’s work to teach patients, caregivers, clinicians, and anyone who seeks to learn about contemplative practices.  A Board Certified Chaplain, Clinical Chaplain, Pastoral Counselor, and an ordained student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, Jon’s work supports those who are seriously...

Aug 9, 2019

Part of practicing healthy self care is being self aware. Jerry and Helen do a self care check-in, sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly of their self care habits. 

Even the strongest self care habits can get off track. Keeping your mind, body, and spirit in balance can be challenging. Maybe it’s time to take a good...