JUDI LUND PERSON
Judi Lund Person has been the Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Leadership for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization since July 2002. Prior to joining the team at NHPCO, she served for 22 years as the President and CEO of The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care.
A recognized national leader in the field of hospice and end of life care, Lund Person works with local hospice providers and state hospice organizations on regulatory issues, compliance, data collection and strategic planning. Lund Person spearheaded the creation and launch of NHPCO’s Quality Partners, a national initiative designed to build organizational excellence and improve hospice and palliative care delivery and outcomes.
Lund Person lends her regulatory expertise as a key contact with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, interfacing with payment policy, survey and certification and program integrity functions, among others. She also represents hospice and palliative care with other federal agencies and many national organizations, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Pain Care Forum, the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care and the Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition.
She graduated with honors with a BA degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hospice Regulatory Update
Hospices are experiencing major changes due to health care reform and intense regulatory scrutiny. Hospice payment reform, quality reporting, reductions in rates, additional data requirements, increased physician involvement and healthcare fraud are a part of this future. What is ahead? And why? And how can hospices prepare today for the coming changes so that care to patients and families is not affected? This “view from Washington” will provide a “not to be missed” summary of what is and what is ahead for hospice and palliative care providers.
- Discuss current state of affairs in Washington, DC, as it relates the hospice industry.
- Describe impact of the FY2014 Hospice Wage Index Rule.
**Session appropriate for Social Workers.
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