How would the situation such as one bringing Palliative or Hospice care in an ALFs in your state take place? Describe the scenario.
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In the case of my State which is Florida. Setting up a paliative or Hospice care in ALFs follows this steps
- One must acquire a certificate from medicare.
Medicare Certification and State Hospice Licensure Steps
1. State Hospice Licensure
Obtain and review state hospice licensure
File appropriate applications and forms for
Begin seeing patients.
2. Medicare Hospice Certification
Obtain and review Medicare hospice regulations.
(Subparts A, B, C, D, F, G, H)
-File 8555-A application with Medicare.
-Apply for an NPI number.
-Enroll with MAC in your geographic area.
3. Prepare for Service Delivery and Compliance
-Develop hospice operations model.
-Prepare to service first patients.
-Prepare for initial state hospice licensure
This is mostly undertaken by voluntary groups and they need to have enough resources required to start up.
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