In this episode of the Hospice News “Elevate” podcast, Christopher Kerr, M.D., CEO and chief medical officer of Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo, talks about research that examines the death experience from the perspective of the patient, as well as sharing points on financially sustainable palliative care.
Risk vs. Performance in Value-Based Hospice Care In 2021, hospices will have the opportunity to participate in value-based payment programs such as Medicare Advantage and Primary Care First. These models include a mix of risk- and performance-based payment structures, concepts that will be new to the hospice industry. This episode of the Elevate podcast will […]
False Claims Act cases are a leading legal concern for hospice providers as the industry comes under ever-increasing regulatory scrutiny. In this episode of the Elevate podcast, health care attorney Nick Jurkowitz of the Fenton Law Group discusses the laws involved and how hospices can ensure compliance to prevent and defend against potential questions of […]
Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D., is an internist practicing medicine at Crossover Health in San Francisco, founder of the organization End Well, and executive producer of the Academy Award-nominated end-of-life documentaries Extremis and End Game. She spoke with Hospice News about her experiences as a physician during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons learned about end-of-life care […]
The second episode of our podcast, Elevate, is now available! With telehealth utilization skyrocketing amid the pandemic, hospice and palliative care providers are increasingly exploring new avenues of care. Telepalliative care has slowly emerged from a few early adopters to become virtually essential during the pandemic. This episode will feature Michael Fratkin, M.D., founder and […]
Welcome to the Elevate Podcast! Our very first episode is now available. Joshua Proffitt in June was appointed president of LHC Group, one of the nation’s largest hospice and home health providers. He had previously served as CFO. Proffitt sat down with Hospice News to discuss the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on […]