Hospice Regulatory and Policy Update

  • Room: 260/267
  • Session Number: 507
Monday, October 24, 2022: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


Katie Wehri
Director, Home Care & Hospice Regulatory Affairs
National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
Theresa Forster
Vice President for Hospice Policy and Programs
National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)


This annual session provides a detailed overview of key regulatory and policy issues and their relevance to daily hospice operations.  In addition to items included in the final FY2023 hospice payment rule, faculty will explore key developments in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), insights into the hospice experience with the MA VBID hospice demonstration, issues related to COVID-19 PHE waivers and flexibilities, and other relevant items.



Course Level: Intermediate; 1.2 Accounting CPEs (NASBA/RE) 1 Nursing CNEs contact hours

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe hospice policy and payment changes effective for FY2023.
2. Outline key developments in the HQRP.
3. Discuss hospice experiences under the MA VBID Hospice model.
5. Review the status of COVID-19 PHE waivers and identify implications for hospice. operations going


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National HME