The Conversation Project and Reimbursement for End-of-Life Conversations Webinar
Date & Time
April 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
April 6th, 2016
Speaker: Mary E. Fox, M.D.
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis
Mary has 25 years as a Family Physician. She is a former Medical Director of a hospice and a current Medical Director of Chronic Pain Management program in St. Louis, MO. She also is current Chief Medical Officer of VNAGSL during which she makes frequent educational presentations about hospice, chronic pain management, advanced planning, and dementia.
Learning Outcome for this Webinar are:
1. Description of The Conversation Project and its goals.
2. Statistics on End of Life Care and the changing landscape in U.S.
3. How to implement a change in thinking.
1. New Medicare Rules for Reimbursement for Advanced Care Planning
a. Proper codes
b. What settings
c. Time based
Price is based on the use of one line per hospice. For additional lines contact the MHPCA office or register as a separate registration.
Late fee of $20 after March 17th, 2016.
Please use your Federal Medicare Number for your membership ID number.
Please click on Check/Money Order to complete the registration process!
Registrants will receive the website link and call in information after registering.
Refunds are not accepted but substitutions are welcome.
This program is eligible for 1.5 MO Nursing Contact Hours. Participants from Missouri interested in credit hours should indicate on the sign in sheet from each hospice their desire to receive credit hours. There will be an additional $10.00 per person for contact hours. Please make checks payable to MHPCA with a copy of your sign in sheet to receive credit for participants. All participants wanting credit must sign the sheet and fill out an evaluation.
Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2016 – 2/28/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive _1.5__ continuing education clock hours.
Social workers requesting Social Worker CEU’s must take a post test and return it to MHPCA after the training before a certificate can be issued.