Part I: Dementia Prognostication
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This two-part series discusses caring for dementia patients. This first session focuses on the complexities of dementia prognostication, including federal policy changes, criteria for admission to hospice, the clinical course of dementia, tools for determining prognosis, and coding & documentation.
Peter Fish, MD HMDC
Albert Riddle, MD CMD HMDC
  1. Review federal policy changes related to dementia and the hospice benefit.
  2. Discuss the hospice criteria for dementia.
  3. Understand the clinical course of dementia.
  4. Learn tools for determining dementia prognosis.
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