Laurie Belden
Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine

Working Together: Impact of New Nursing Facility Rules on Hospice Providers

Join this Webinar to hear about the changes that nursing home providers are experiencing and the impact on expectations of care from a hospice provider.

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Date & Time

  • March 13, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET)


  • Licensing and certification requirements for the hospice provider/nursing facility partnership were published in 2013. There has been limited surveyor scrutiny of the relationship due to the absence of the surveyor interpretive guidance. However, the guidance was published in the Nursing Home Mega Rule and implemented November 28, 2017. At the completion of this Webinar, participants will be able to: *Describe the changes CMS has made that impact care provided in a nursing home, *Discuss the surveyor guidance for residents receiving care from a hospice provider, *Identify potential issues regarding administration of unnecessary medications and anti-psychotics


  • Cherry Meier has been working in hospice since 1981 and has been employed by VITAS for 28 years. She is a registered nurse and licensed nursing home administrator. In her current role as Vice President of Public Affairs, she is responsible for legislative and regulatory oversight of issues that will influence the ability to provide hospice care in the states of California, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Texas, and Wisconsin. Cherry is known in the hospice community for her work in the advancement of hospice in the long-term care setting.

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  • The "Contact Person" will receive access information and links to handout materials approximately 2 days prior to the session. Note: Registration includes one (1) connection. A separate registration is required for each office location.

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  • Please make check payable to:
    Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine
    30 Association Drive
    P.O. Box 227
    Manchester, ME 04351-0227

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