Activity ID



November 4, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit



$65 - $90
CME Provider

American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine


Hospice regulations are updated routinely and there have been significant changes in recent years. Knowledge and compliance vary between hospices resulting in inconsistent practice. This online self-assessment module uses case-based items to improve competence in regulatory compliance and consistent practice. Each item includes rationale and references for further learning.

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Educational Objectives

1. Apply key components of the Hospice Medicare Benefit (HMB) certification process including face-to-face requirements, determination of eligibility, and relatedness.
2. Translate the HMB Conditions of Participation in practice to make decisions regarding levels of care and discharge.
3. Discuss the required services of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) and roles of IDG members established by the HMB Conditions of Participation.
4. Describe important components of Medicare payment and billing for hospice services, including the payment denial appeals process.


Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

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