Medicare Hospices

Medicare Hospices

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The mission of the Office of Inspector Gen. (OIG) of the Dept. of Health a Human Services (HHS) is to protect the integrity of HHS programs, as well as the health a welfare of beneficiaries served by those programs. This statutory mission is carried out through a nationwide network of audits, investigations, a inspections conducted by OIGAis various operating components. The objective of this report is to asses for Medicare hospices certified by State agencies: (1) the timeliness a results of hospice certification surveys performed by State agencies; a (2) the extent of the Centers for Medicare a Medicaid Services oversight of the Medicare hospice program. Includes recommendations. Charts a tables.The reports may be customized to provide data at the CMS RO level, to the State level, and the individual provider level. ... Performance Improvement CMS will amend the hospice section of the State Operations Manual (SOM) to reflect clear anbsp;...

Title:Medicare Hospices
Author:Daniel R. Levinson
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2007-08


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