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Hospice Nuts & Bolts

  • 16 Jul 2024
  • 9:30 AM
  • 18 Jul 2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Webinar


  • Special rate extended to members of the Alliance


Hospice Nuts & Bolts

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 – Thursday, July 18, 2024

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Daily

Live Webinars

(being held in partnership with the Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council)

This program, presented by Corridor powered by WellSky, covers the Conditions of Participation in detail, including the Medicare benefit from a clinical perspective including eligibility, recertification, what is covered and what is not, levels of care, revocation, discharge and transfer.  Throughout the program focus is placed on documentation throughout the continuum of care, including documentation regarding eligibility, levels of care, symptom management and the Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs).  In addition, the Comprehensive Assessment and the “rules” surrounding the Plan of Care.  Significant focus will be placed on the interdisciplinary team (IDT) including their form and function and the IDT meeting.  Facility based care is also highlighted in this program to assist in understanding the importance of care coordination and both the hospice and the facility responsibilities.

Quality Assessment Performance Improvement will be covered in detail, including how QAPI and corporate compliance work hand in hand.  Compliance and compliance risk areas will be covered in detail, including details on enforcing agencies.


  • Understand the basics related to the Hospice Condition of Participation
  • Define key components of the Medicare Hospice Benefit
  • Identify documentation requirements regarding:
    • Eligibility
    • Comprehensive assessment
    • Recertification
    • LCDs
    • Plan of Care
  • Understand the form and function of IDT
  • Describe the QAPI program and how it is related to Corporate Compliance
  • Identify areas of risk and the entities that enforce compliance


Sharon Seaton, RN, BSN, CHPN, HCS-O, HCS-D

Sharon Seaton, a nurse of many years, spent most of her career in varied roles in Home Health and Hospice with experience in clinical and senior management, as well as experience in Quality & Compliance in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

As an Executive Director, her organization was awarded the “Hospice of the Year” designation for growth and quality scores.  She also was the recipient of a Rotary International grant for rural hospice care.  She has also worked as a Quality Assurance Reviewer for Home Health diagnosis and OASIS coding and Hospice Coding Services.

Currently, she is a Clinical Product Development Specialist at Corridor.  Sharon has been a featured speaker at conferences across the U.S. showcasing both Hospice and Home Health coding and compliance.


This webinar is eligible for 9 Nurse Contact Hours.

Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council has been approved as a sponsor of continuing education by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).  


The cost of this education is per personPrior to the webinar series, Zoom Webinar links will be emailed to the address provided at registration.  Handouts and resource materials will also be sent prior to the webinar (if available). 

This webinar series will not be recorded. 

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