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COVID-19 Hasn't Interrupted Everything: Certain Hospice Audit Activity Continues Despite Public Health Emergency



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COVID-19 threw a wrench into certain hospice audit activity, but the machine rumbles on. In today’s episode, Meg Pekarske, Erin Burns and Bryan Nowicki discuss the current state of hospice audits, including TPE, UPIC, and OIG audits and the high number of technical denials hospices have seen lately. The team highlights the top five most frequently seen technical denials in 2020 and provides first-hand insight into CMS’s QIC Telephone Discussion Demonstration.


Erin E. Burns

Senior Associate