Impact of the Changes to Provider-Based Hospice Medicare Cost Report Schedules

Date:  Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time:  2–3 p.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in Specialized Knowledge and Applications field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp



Health Care

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Intensive hospice Medicare cost report changes have taken place in the past year for free-standing hospices, and now they’re required of all hospices. The cost report schedule changes for provider-based hospices are effective for fiscal years beginning on or after October 1, 2015. Join BKD for a complimentary webinar on the changes, internal records to maintain for accurate and complete preparation and anticipated uses of the cost report information.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify upcoming changes to provider-based hospice cost report schedule
  • Recognize necessary adjustments to initiate in-hospice internal record tracking for accurate and complete cost reports
  • Discuss the anticipated uses of the new hospice report information available through the new cost report forms


CPE Information

Audience:  Health care and hospice executives and accounting and cost report staff
Program Level:  Intermediate
Delivery Method:  Group internet-based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  Participants should have a familiarity with Medicare cost reports.
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


BKD, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

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