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Financial Spreadsheet Tool Model: Potential Impact
A CAPC Management Training Seminar
April 2001, New York City
The Bard Group, LLC
Excel Spreadsheet

The Economics of Palliative Care: An Overview
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Opening Session / Introduction
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Bruce C. Vladeck, PhD
PowerPoint Presentation

Billing for the Professional Services of Physicians
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session A
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD. FACP
PowerPoint Presentation

Billing from the Professional Services of Advanced Practice Nurses
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session B
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Constance Dahlin, RNCS, ANP
PowerPoint Presentation

Billing Revision Bulletin
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
Reinbursement for Hospice Services
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, MSW & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW

Careplan Oversight Communication
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
Reinbursement for Hospice Services
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, MSW & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW

Hospice Physician Billing Chart
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
Reinbursement for Hospice Services
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, Connie A. Raffa, JD, LLM & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW

Medicare Part B Carrier Manual Revision
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
Reinbursement for Hospice Services
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, MSW & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW

Meeting the Legal & Regulatory Requirements for Reimbursement Under Medicare & Medicaid
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 3
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Connie A. Raffa, JD, LLM
PowerPoint Presentation

Physician Billing Flowchart
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, MSW & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW PowerPoint Document

Reimbursement for Hospice Services 1/2
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session D Part 1
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Gretchen M. Brown, Connie A. Raffa, JD, LLM & Susan Swinford, BSW, MSW
PowerPoint Presentation

Reimbursement for Hospital Services
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Concurrent Session C
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Mary Ann Gill, MA & Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA
PowerPoint Presentation

Medicare Payment Policy: A Medpac Report to Congress
A concise overview of Medicare payments for all delivery settings.

Palliative Care: An Opportunity for Medicare
CAPC--funded report, Palliative Care: An Opportunity for Medicare, has been published and recently disseminated by CAPC. The publication focuses on regulatory and administrative changes that could be made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services.

Developing a Compelling Business Case for your Palliative Care Program
A CAPC Management Training Seminar
February, 2002 Tampa, FL
PowerPoint Presentation

Data Collection Tool for Hospital Utilization and Cost Patterns

Physician Payment for Medicare Care Plan Oversight
IBC Government Services * Fiscal Intermediary

Questions and Answers Related to Care Plan Oversight Information
Department of Health & Human Services/HCFA
Division of Medicare (HCFA is now known as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services/CMS)

Health Care Financing in the United States
An overview of facts, issues and trends in healthcare financing methods and delivery system organization.

Preparing a Grant Application
How-to apply for grants, examples of grant proposals and funding resources

Live Fall Forum 2001 Webcast Available on CAPC Website
Developing a Compelling Business Case, Medicare Primer: Payments to Hospitals and Physicians and Alternative Models of Palliative Care Delivery sessions are available to view.

Payment Methods to Hospitals
Definitions, Characteristics and Implications

Business Case Development: Topics Focused on the Financial Plan (advanced)
A CAPC Fall Forum 2001 Workshop
October 2001, Chicago, IL
PowerPoint Presentation

Payments to Physicians for Services Provided Concurrently by More than One Physician
Medicare Part B Carriers Manual Section 2020

Procedure/Diagnosis Coding and Reimbursement Mechanisms for Physician Services in Palliative Care
EPEC Trainer's Guide 1999

Creating a Compelling Business Case for Palliative Care: Financial Models
A CAPC Management Training Seminar
July 2001, Oakland, CA
PowerPoint Presentation

Medicaid and End-of-Life Care
Last Acts Financing Committee

Palliative Care: Mainstream model -- Amednews.com -- The Newspaper for America's Physicians
Efforts to change the culture of dying in acute care settings are no longer on the fringes of medicine. Some physicians have proven that hospice-like care can coexist--and even cohabit--with hospitals.

Funding Initiatives from the Project on Death in America

The Dartmouth Atlas Report: End-of-Life Care Future Challenges
A CAPC Fall Forum 2000 Workshop
AUDIO Presentation

The Dartmouth Atlas Report: End-of Life Care Future Challenges
A CAPC Fall Forum 2000 Workshop
POWERPOINT Presentation Link

The Future of the Medicare Program
A CAPC Fall Forum 2000 Workshop
AUDIO Presentation

Current Medicare Financing for EOL and Palliative Care
Center to Advance Palliative Care Issue Brief