A new hospice regulation took effect on October 1, 2020. Called the notice of election requirement, it mandates updated language to the election benefit as well as beneficiary notification of items, services, and drugs not covered by hospice.
Dee Geray, Clinical Consulting Senior Manager at McBee, joins Maria Warren, Senior Director at McBee, for this episode of McBee CareThreads to talk about the new regulation.
What we discussed with Dee:
- What the new notice of election requirement means
- The challenges providers could face in adopting these changes
- Hotspots and big focus items that Medicare is targeting