RN, BSN, CHPN, HCS-D, HCS-O
Sharon Seaton has 30 years of varied experience in nursing management and compliance in both for profit and non-profit organizations. Her focus has been on quality, compliance and education. As Executive Director her agency won an award for Hospice of the Year for growth and quality scores. She was the recipient of Rotary International grant for rural hospice care, and she has served as a board member of the Colorado Hospice and Palliative Care Association. She is currently a Quality Assurance Reviewer for Hospice Coding Services, Home Health and OASIS Services at Corridor and she is also an Education Specialist for Home Health and Hospice.
Speaker(s): Sharon Seaton, RN, BSN, CHPN, HCS-D, HCS-0 CMS has changed and increased which diagnoses hospices are to report year by year. While CMS has stated the hospices are to report all current active diagnoses on the hospice claim whether related or unrelated most hospice agencies still submit claims with 1-3 diagnoses listed. Claims can […]
Speaker(s): Sharon Seaton, RN, BSN, CHPN, HCS-D, HCS-0 CMS has made many changes and clarification that affect hospice coding which have led to changes in interpretation and guidance. Hospice agencies face uncertainty about how best to code or sequence hospice situations. Further, challenges are the changes to regulatory guidance and increased Medicare scrutiny. These changes […]