Hospice Tip: What documentation is needed to support terminal illness?

Published 03/14/2018

Here are a few tips! Document the history, progression of illness/disease, recent changes, exacerbation of symptoms, comorbities, secondary conditions, variables that are measureable, labs, PPS/Karnofsky scale, FAST scale for Alzheimer’s patients, weight loss, BMI, percentage of meals eaten, vital signs, IDG meeting notes.