Hospice and Palliative

HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE AGENCY START-UP GUIDE

This Hospice and Palliative Care Agency Start Up Guides provides a comprehensive overview of the hospice and palliative care practice and strategies for growth. The manual is designed to assist in understanding the complexities of starting and managing a hospice and palliative care organization. If you are starting a new, or enhancing your current program, the manual is beneficial as it incorporates information related to licensure and accreditation, strategic structuring and growth, public relations and marketing techniques unique to hospice and palliative care, regulatory compliance, managing challenges in the hospice industry, risk management, quality assurance and performance improvement for our program. This manual is available in e-book (instant download) format and CD-ROM.





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HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

This Hospice and Palliative Care Policies and Procedures Manual was created for organizations pursing licensure and accreditation for hospice and palliative care programs. The manual meets standards for community hospice and palliative care and in-patient care centers. The policies and procedures in this manual meets the Medicare Hospice CoPs (Conditions of Participation), The Joint Commission standards, Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP), Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) standards, the HIPAA Privacy, HIPAA Security Rules and the NHPCO Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs. It has administrative, operational and patient-centered policies, clinical protocols, forms, tools and processes designed to improve patient care planning and the quality of care provided by hospice and palliative care agencies. This manual will be of much value to new hospice and palliative care programs and existing agencies looking to improve and standardize operations and clinical practices. This manual is available in e-book (instant download) format and CD-ROM for easy customization.





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CUSTOMIZED HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

Written specifically for your agency, hospice and palliative care policies and procedures and forms are customized to meet your state regulations and accreditation standards. PMCS has a proven record of providing customized hospice and palliative care policies and procedures manuals. The customized hospice and palliative care policies and procedures manual isaccreditation survey ready or for submission to the state licensing for approval. Policies and procedures are customized to meet your company’s unique needs and contain company specific information. Our policy customization is a 5 step review process to ensure accuracy and completeness to address all regulatory areas. A Simple crosswalk is provided to match all requirements met in the state regulations or CHAP, ACHC or Joint Commission accreditation standards. We have completed customized hospice and palliative care policies and procedures manuals for clients in multiple states including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Illinois, Virginia and many other states. The manual is available in e-book format for initial review by your team and hard copy can be mailed for immediate submission for state licensing review and approval.





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HIPAA GUIDELINES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

The HIPAA Guidelines Policies and Procedures Manual is a comprehensive manual containing policies, checklists, compliance resources, regulations, legal forms, privacy forms and templates addressing the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the HIPAA Security Rule, Notification of Breach of Protected Health Information (HITECH), and Transactions and Code Sets as mandated by the federal government. Policies and procedures include the changes covered in the Omnibus Final Rule, January 2013. This policies and procedures manual is intended to assist your health care business to stay into compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. The HIPAA policies and procedures manual is continuously updated to include the latest interpretations and rulings by Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the HITECH Act and State laws.





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