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Created by the nation's leading experts, our products are designed and priced to save you time and money.  

The 2017 updated Administration, Human Resources, Patient Care and Regulatory policies and procedures manuals will be available soon. Please check back for availability.

  • Benefit Period Calculator Sheet

    The Hospice Benefit Period Date Calculator is available as an easy-to-use laminated sheet. The sheet lists all benefit period start and end dates throughout the calendar year (60-day benefit periods on one side and 90-day benefit periods on the other). 

    Cost: $8.99 per sheet plus shipping and handling

    Purchase online using the button to the left.

    Fax or mail your order with payment. Orders received by 2pm ET will be processed the same day.
     

  • CoPs in a Book: The Final Edition

    A one-stop resource to help hospices ensure ongoing compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation -- includes a CD-Rom enabling you to customize the resources for your organization.  

    CoPs in a Book provides hospices with:

    • An in-depth review and explanation of the 2008 Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospices
    • A detailed explanation of how the 2008 regulations will impact your hospice's daily operations
    • A CoPs Toolbook that includes:
      • A Clean Copy of the 2008 CoPs
      • A CoPs Master To Do List
      • A CoPs Compliance Checklist

    Review the Table of Contents to see detailed information regarding the contents.  

    Price: $375  Special offer!  $250

    Purchase online using the button to the left. (Please note, this version does not include the Emergency Preparedness regulation)

    Fax or mail your order with payment. 

  • LCD Guidelines Pocket Pal

    This "fit-in-your-pocket" product from Weatherbee Resources, Inc., includes all three parts of the Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) for the following diseases: ALS, Dementia/Alzheimers, Cancer, Heart Disease, HIV, Liver Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Renal Disease, and Stroke and Coma; and Neurological Conditions and Cardiopulmonary Conditions.

    Four assessment scales are included: the Functional Assessment Stage (FAST), Karnofsky Performance Scale (KPS), Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), and the New York Heart Association Functional Classification (NYHA). The Palmetto version includes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) scale.

    An order includes 10 pocket pals for $55 plus shipping / handling. (Actual size 3.5 x 6.5 folded / 3.5 x 23.5 unfolded)

    CGS: CO, DC, DE, IA, KS, MD, MO, MT, ND, NE, PA, SD, UT, VA, WV, WY

    NGS: AK, AZ, CA, CT, HI, ID, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PR, RI, VI, WA, WI

    PGBA: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, NM, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX 

    Purchase online using the button to the left.

    Fax or mail your order with payment.

  • Policies and Procedures

    Comprehensive and accurate policies and procedures are an essential element of a hospice's infrastructure. Weatherbee's newly updated and electronically delivered policy and procedure manuals are now available for purchase separately or as a three-volume set: Administration, Human Resources, and Patient Care.    

    The Hospice Regulatory Policies & Procedures product is designed for hospices that do not need a full set of policies and procedures, but want to ensure compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs). 

    The Weatherbee policies and procedures volumes are delivered electronically in Word and PDF formats. Each policy and procedure includes customization suggestions to facilitate the critical process of ensuring the document accurately reflects your hospice program's practices.

    Purchase a two-year subscription to receive updates to Weatherbee's policies and procedures.

    Please note: A purchase of any of the three volumes of the policies and procedures (Administration, Human Resources, Patient Care), contains the regulatory policies in Hospice Regulatory Policies & Procedures. It is not necessary to purchase any of the three volumes and the Hospice Regulatory Policies & Procedures product. For example, the "Election of the Medicare Hospice Benefit" (a regulatory requirement) is in both the Patient Care Policies & Procedures and the Hospice Regulatory Policies & Procedures products.

    View the table of contents for each volume:

    Purchase online using the buttons to the left.

    Fax or mail your order with payment.

  • P&P Updates

    Subscription

    In the ever-changing compliance and regulatory environment, it is vital to ensure your hospice's policies and procedures are up-to-date and in a constant state of readiness for surveys.

    Weatherbee's optional two-year subscription service provides timely updates to your purchased policies and procedures as changes in the hospice regulatory environment occur.

    Updates will be made available as soon as possible via email to the contact person on file. Please note:

    • Updates will not be provided without a current update subscription.
    • Updates are not provided unless the original policy and procedure manuals were purchased.
    • Updates Subscription is not automatically included with the purchase of the policies and procedures manuals.

    Two-year subscription to the Policies & Procedures Updates $150

    Subscribe by completing the order form.

  • Hospice Compliance Network (HCN)

    Compliance requires constant vigilance. If your hospice wants to increase regulatory competence; assure compliance, quality and best practices; and be ready for audits and surveys, then the Hospice Compliance Network is your solution.

    The Hospice Compliance Network offers members a variety of benefits focused exclusively on hospice compliance. Learn about how the services included in membership can benefit your hospice.

    Visit the HCN Website

  • Compliance Hotline

    Consistent with the OIG’s Compliance Guidance, the Hospice Compliance Network's (HCN) Compliance Hotline is a confidential reporting mechanism that enables employees, volunteers, patients, family, caregivers and others to voice concerns related to potential fraud and abuse.

    The Compliance Hotline:

    • Consists of a toll-free number, email address, and mailing address that Compliance Hotline subscribers can use as their own internal reporting hotline
    • Provides anonymity and confidentiality, if requested
    • Includes materials necessary to promote the availability of the Compliance Hotline service to the hospice’s employees, volunteers, patients, family, caregivers and others

    In the event of a call or other communication to the Compliance Hotline, the HCN staff contacts the hospice’s Compliance Officer in writing and also provides quarterly reports.

    The Compliance Hotline can be subscribed to as a single service or as part of your Hospice Compliance Network membership. Read more about an HCN membership here.

    Yearly subscription to the Compliance Hotline $395

    Fax or mail your order with payment

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