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Hospice Nuts and Bolts

Join us for Hospice Nuts and Bolts presented by Corridor

September 17-18, 2018

Eagan Community Center

1501 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121

MNHPC Members $399, Non-members $499





Hospice Nuts and Bolts is a two day, intensive training experience intended to elevate the effectiveness and stability of your organization. Corridor has been assisting home health and hospice providers for over thirty years. They are a leading provider of outsourced coding services, revenue cycle management, consulting and education for home health and hospice providers across the country.




Frequently Asked Questions

What will I walk away from this training with?

Participants will leave with a deeper knowledge and expertise level in all aspects of hospice and hospice regulations. In addition, attendees will be provided with a user manual along with a Corridor Quick Flip to assist with documentation to meet LCD requirements.


Who is this for?

A wide variety of hospice clinicians will benefit from this training including, hospice medical directors, nurses, therapists and social workers.  It is also excellent for managers and leaders of hospice organizations.


Is this just for new staff?

No. While it is an excellent foundational experience for clinicians new to hospice it is also a thorough review for experienced staff as well. Everything from the basics to the more advanced principles are covered in this program. Everyone, no matter their level of experience or years in hospice walk away with a new appreciation and a greater level of knowledge.

Will I get Continuing Education Credit for attending?

This conference has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work requirements and is approved for 11.5 clock hours: Monday = 6 hours; Tuesday = 5.5 hours. (CEP#490)

We will provide certificates of completion. All other disciplines are invited to self submit for continuing education credits.

What is the format?

Presenters use a variety of formats over the two days including discussions, role plays, traditional presentations, and media. Presenters bring a high level of expertise, along with energy and excitement to the program.


What topics will be covered?

The program 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 place 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 all aspects of compliance and risk will be covered, including details on enforcing agencies.


What are the learning objectives?

Upon completion of this workshop, learners will be able to:

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

Are meals provided?

Yes. Your registration fee covers breakfast, lunch, and light snacks for both days of the workshop.


I’m not from the Twin Cities metro area. Where should I stay?

We have secured blocks of rooms at two hotels close to the Eagan community center. Information about each is listed below.


Hilton Garden Inn

$116 + tax/night (Double/King rooms available)
Garden Grille & Bar restaurant on site
Indoor pool and fitness room
Free Wi-Fi
Free shuttle service to the airport, Twin Cities Premium Outlets, Mall of America, and Eagan Community Center
Click Here to reserve a room or call the hotel directly at 651-686-4605 and mention that you would like to reserve a room for the Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care Nuts and Bolts Training




Hampton Inn

$96+ tax/night (Special pricing is available through September 7th or until our block of rooms has been reserved. Disregard the August deadline on the Hampton Inn website linked below).
Indoor Pool, whirlpool, and fitness room
Free Wi-Fi
Free shuttle airport, Twin Cities Premium Outlets, Mall of America, and Eagan Community Center.
Click here to reserve a room



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