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By Dawn Metcalfe | January 31, 2011

Nathan Adelson Hospice developed a strategy that reduced our accounts receivables over 90 days by 80% in the first six months. Was the approach totally revolutionary? No. It was as simple as revisiting and recommitting to the basics of successfully managing accounts receivable.

Nathan Adelson’s mission is to provide patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in our community. We honor the importance of choice and control for those who are ill so they may define for themselves the most comfortable and dignified manner in which to live.

As a not-for-profit hospice provider based in Las Vegas, Nathan Adelson strives to achieve a balance between the business aspects of hospice and our mission. Improved cash collections as a result of a strong accounts receivable management policy positions our organization to provide ongoing care to our patients and families at the most critical time in their lives.

We determined several factors that were intrinsic to effective management of our receivables:

  • Establish a commonality between the finance objectives and our clinical mission.
  • Know our insurance contract potential.
  • Target specific challenges to timely billing and collection within our organization.
  • Develop simple tracking tools for monitoring activity and results.
  • Empower our billing team and set expectations for positive results.

Expectations for positive results were set:

  • Reinforced the importance of effectively managing the accounts receivable to the continued success of the organization.
  • Created teamwork between departments by establishing ownership of common issues.
  • Encouraged consistency in following the process in spite of time constraints or conflicting priorities.
  • Acknowledged departments/employees whose extra efforts contributed to success took place.
  • Established and communicated the correlation between extra efforts and improved results.

Commitment was organizationwide and started from the top. We used every opportunity to educate and garner support from the management team and staff by attending meetings at all levels. The accounts receivable goals were quantified in terms that each group could internalize.

A periodic review of our existing contract base for negotiating potential was implemented. We communicated contract information to all areas of the organization and highlighted collaboration efforts in negotiating new or improved contracts. Relationships with case managers and human resources benefit team members were developed, and we identified and explained what differentiates our hospice from competitors. We educated employers on the value of providing hospice benefits to their employees and the potential financial savings to the company. We never assumed a specific payer or employer was off-limits.

An impediment to effective accounts receivable management was the untimely billing of charges. We established timelines for submitting timesheets and billing charges within the finance and clinical divisions. Accomplishments and failures of each billing cycle were communicated to all responsible staff and management and we incorporated compliance into performance expectations. Consistent follow-up was vital to our ongoing success.

Tracking tools focused on those issues that had been identified as challenges. For example, reports explaining variances between expected and actual billing dates and dollars billed were used to identify when snags were occurring. Dollar amounts by specific issue were highlighted. A weekly analysis of all balances over 90 days allowed us to review actions taken over a period of time and identify problems requiring additional investigation. Communication of issues between billing staff and the admission department was mandated.

The billing staff was trained to identify and proactively address external issues early in the billing process. They were supported in their efforts to resolve issues with co-workers and payers and recognized for their individual and team accomplishments.

One example of how our new strategies and philosophy changed work functionality is that historically, the finance department had the task of being the only staff members to contact and work with insurance companies. Through effective staff collaboration, and shift in establishing a commonality between the finance objectives and our clinical mission, the admissions team began making the initial contact with the insurance companies. While this does not seem like a major paradigm shift, we know that changing roles and responsibilities can create their own challenges. We found that connecting the admissions team with the insurance company eliminated some of the clinical documentation issues related to billing, thereby reducing authorization and claim payment delays.

Getting back to the basics required a commitment from the whole organization. Was it worth it? We think so.

Dawn Metcalfe is vice president of finance and administration for Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas.





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“Her clothes spread wide;
And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up:
Which time she chanted snatches of old tunes;
As one incapable of her own distress,
Or like a creature native and indued
Unto that element: but long it could not be
Till that her garments, heavy with their drink,
Pull’d the poor wretch from her melodious lay
To muddy death.”

William Shakespeare
Hamlet, Act IV, Scene VII

Celebrated as one of the greatest actresses of all time, Sarah Bernhardt was also recognised for her talent in the medium of sculpture, a passion which complemented her success as a stage artist. The present marble relief of Ophelia is a rare surviving work signed by Bernhardt, and among her most important to appear at auction in recent memory. Deeply sensuous in form and conception, Ophelia testifies to the iconic actor’s considerable skill as a sculptor, while epitomising Bernhardt’s fascination with the morbid eroticism that surrounds Shakespeare’s heroine.

Born in Paris to a courtesan and an unknown father, Sarah Bernhardt received her first training as an actor at the Comédie-Française from which she was expelled, prompting a brief period of activity as a courtesan. Resuming her acting career in 1866, Bernhardt began to develop a reputation on the stage at prestigious Parisian theatres. She soon found unprecedented fame across Europe and beyond, enjoying several worldwide tours during the 1880s and 1890s. Known in particular for her magisterial portrayals of tragic characters, Sarah Bernhardt’s legendary status continued into the early 20 th century, when she starred in silent films and remained active on the stage until her death in 1923.

Sarah Bernhardt was as flamboyant a personality off the stage as she was in her dramatic roles. Famously, the actress acquired a coffin in the 1860s, in which she would pose and sleep regularly throughout her life. By thus fetishising her hypothetical corpse, Bernhardt displayed an erotically charged obsession with death that was both personal and symptomatic of her time – a time when morgues were places of public spectacle, and morbidly beautiful phenomena such as the death mask of ‘L’Inconnue de la Seine’ captivated the art scene.

It was the same 19 th -century environment which gave rise to an artistic fascination with the character of Ophelia in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The tragic fate of the heroine, who becomes Hamlet’s lover but falls victim to the Prince’s plotting of revenge and, in her eventual madness, drowns in a stream, was depicted by painters such as Eugène Delacroix and, notably, John Everett Millais.

Bernhardt’s activity as a sculptor began in the 1870s with guidance from Roland Mathieu-Meusnier and Jules Franceschi. Taking a studio in 1873, she went on to model a number of highly accomplished works, such as the group Après la Tempête. which she exhibited at the Salon in 1876.

Despite being the most famous actress of her day, Sarah Bernhardt had never performed the role of Ophelia at the time her marble was conceived – it was not until 1886 that she appeared as Ophelia in a production of Hamlet. followed by a controversial turn as the eponymous character of Shakespeare’s tragedy in 1899. Yet Bernhardt’s prominent obsession with death had led to a long-lived fascination with the tragic heroine, and her sculptural representation of Ophelia became one of her most significant works. Modelled in 1880, the relief accompanied Bernhardt on her first tour of North America before being shown at the Paris Salon in 1881. Reviews of Ophelia were positive, praising it as a work ‘of which any sculptor might be proud’ (see Mason, op. cit. p. 312) – a choice of words which highlights Bernhardt’s unique status as both a woman and a full-time actress active in the profession of sculpture.

The relief is thought to exist in a handful of versions in marble, the present example being an important rediscovery. The only other version whose location is known is that in Copenhagen, which was gifted to the Royal Theatre by Bernhardt in June 1881 and remains on display in its foyer. Another version is recorded to have been a gift to the Austrian painter Hans Makart, while a third was exhibited at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Photographs reveal very slight variations between the marbles, and it is possible that the present version is that which was given to Makart. Bernhardt’s personal attachment to the work is revealed by her inclusion of a photograph of Ophelia – probably the plaster – in her 1907 memoirs.

Bernhardt’s high relief represents Ophelia in bust-form, her head turned, her eyes closed, wearing a garland of flowers, and enveloped by water which merges with her tresses. The subtlety of Bernhardt’s modelling is showcased in the beautifully detailed flowers, as well as the delicate waves of the ‘glassy stream’, whose texture contrasts with the smooth and bulging form of Ophelia’s exposed right breast. Though seemingly depicted in the moment of her death, the woman’s sensuous open-mouthed expression, overt nudity, and languid pose exude an undeniable eroticism. Unaware of her suffering, the heroine appears to embrace her death as an ecstatic consummation. Bernhardt thus offers an original interpretation of the references to female sexuality and deflowering made by Shakespeare throughout the scene of Ophelia’s madness and Queen Gertrude’s speech describing her death, which makes use of sexualised imagery such as ‘long purples / That liberal shepherds give a grosser name’.

In her later theatrical interpretations of the character, Bernhardt would add a heightened level of eroticism to Ophelia’s death by choosing to appear on stage herself as the dead Ophelia – instead of the conventional coffin – in the graveyard scene, in which her brother Laertes throws himself upon her body. Mirroring her sculptural portrait of the heroine, Bernhardt was described thus in a review by Joseph Knight (1886, as quoted in Young, op. cit. p. 23): ‘She is once more seen with her face rigid as marble, and her body, covered with flowers, …’

RELATED LITERATURE
M. E. Mason, Making Love/ Making Work: The Sculpture Practice of Sarah Bernhardt. doctoral thesis, The University of Leeds, May 2007, vol. II, pp. 310-348; A. R. Young, ‘Sarah Bernhardt’s Ophelia’, Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation. 8, no. 1, 2013

Condition Report

the frame with a title plaque inscribed: OPHELIA / PAR / SARAH BERNHARDT
signed: SARAH. BERNHARDT
white marble, in a wood frame
marble: 70 by 59cm. 27½ by 23¼in.
frame: 98.5 by 76.5cm. 38¾ by 30 1/8 in.

Estimate 50,000 70,000

Overall, the condition is good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age, in particular to the proper right shoulder and arm, to the side of the proper right breast, and to the water above the sternum and by the bottom right corner. There is minor veining to the marble, consistent with the material, including a few slightly visible yellowish veins to the proper left cheek, the neck, and the proper right breast. There are a few small chips and abrasions to the edges of the flowers, in particular to the two larger flowers lying on the proper left breast. It is possible there may be a few further minor abrasions in the flowers and hair, though these would be difficult to identify due to the extraordinary intricacy of the carving. There is some paint residue to the top of one of the flowers above the forehead, possibly concealing a minor chip. There are a few small abrasions to the edges of the relief. There are some yellowish dirt marks to the proper right side of the nose. The frame is stable, with wear consistent with age, including some stable splitting, consistent with the material, notably to the top section at the front. There are various small holes and specks of paint to the frame.
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Hospice company AseraCare loses first round of False Claims trial

Hospice company AseraCare loses first round of False Claims trial

A jury in Alabama delivered a blow to AseraCare on Thursday in a case seeking to determine whether the hospice provider admitted Medicare beneficiaries who were not eligible for end-of-life care in order to pull in more dollars.

The jury examined whether individual medical records supported 121 hospice claims and found 104 of those claims to be false or unsupported, sources close to the case said Thursday. The case will now move to a second phase in which the jury will examine whether AseraCare knowingly submitted false claims. Such knowledge, or at least reckless disregard for the truth, is required to prove liability in False Claims Act cases.

The trial could leave AseraCare on the hook for $200 million in damages, which would make it the largest False Claims Act case ever involving a hospice provider, according to one whistle-blower attorney who is closely following the case.

Attempts to reach AseraCare and its attorneys for comment were not immediately successful Thursday afternoon.

AseraCare, a subsidiary of Plano, Texas-based Golden Living, which operates in 19 states, has fought the allegations in court documents, saying, in part, that reasonable minds can differ in assessing whether a person is eligible for hospice care. Federal law requires two physicians to certify that a person is likely to live no longer than six more months before that person can be eligible for hospice care .

The prognostication of death by a physician is a complex, highly variable and inexact process under the best of circumstances, a fact recognized both by Medicare and in the clinical literature, according to a brief AseraCare filed in the case.

But attorneys say Thursday’s jury decision is a major victory for the government and the whistle-blowers who filed the complaint that triggered the federal investigation.

Mary Inman, a partner with Constantine Cannon who represents whistle-blowers, noted that the jury reached its conclusion even though it was only allowed to see part of the evidence. The judge in the case made the unusual move of dividing the case into two parts one addressing whether the claims were false, and the other whether the false claims were knowingly submitted. Normally, liability is decided in just one part of a False Claims Act case, although damages may be decided in another, Inman said.

The deck was definitely stacked against [the government] in this trial, in that the jury was only allowed to see such a narrow sliver of the evidence, and even with that sliver, the fact that they found that the overwhelming majority of claims were false is great, Inman said.

She said she wouldn’t be surprised if AseraCare chooses to settle now rather than face potential damages after the second phase of the trial.

She also said the case could cause hospice providers to change their business practices.

It sends a very strong signal to the for-profit hospice industry that they need to be very careful in who is making their eligibility determinations, and that they’re doing that in a way that complies with all of the government standards, and there’s not undue influence being exerted on medical doctors and others making those determinations, Inman said.

Once beneficiaries enter hospice care they also generally must give up curative care, she noted, calling it egregious that some beneficiaries who might have benefited from curative care may have given it up for inappropriate hospice care.

But Mark Silberman, a partner at Duane Morris who has represented hospices in fraud investigations, said there’s another potential concern when the government makes judgments about hospice eligibility after the fact. He said it’s important to evaluate the decision to admit a patient to hospice with the information that was available at the time that decision was made.

I think the worst-case scenario is that people who would benefit from hospice may not have it available because conscientious hospice providers might be concerned that the reasonableness of their decisions will be questioned, and that the consequences could be dire, Silberman said.

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If you re looking for a sophisticated place to stay while visiting the city of Bogota (in Colombia), Click Clack Hotel might be just the friendliest and coolest hotel you may stumble upon . With a fresh interior and a stylish and imposing façade, Click Clack adds a touch of class to your trip. The striking design is the work of plan:B Arquitectos in collaboration with Perceptual Studio. Together, they figured out to connect the interior with the outdoors and create an airy, modern, yet a cozy ambience in order to make the clients feel good and comfortable.

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The lounge area boasts a giant coffee cup-shaped chandelier. A staircase connects the floors without obstructing the view. The designers blended several styles to obtain this complex and unitary look. The rooms mirror a cosmopolitan NY kind of feel, offering some of the most amazing panoramic views of the city. Glass panels replace some of the regular exterior walls. Each morning is a unique experience: sunsets and sunrises are simply surprising, a pure delight for the eyes, head and heart. In other words, an exclusive place for the modern traveller.

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Alabama hospice company AseraCare loses first round of False Claims trial –

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Hospice company AseraCare loses first round of False Claims trial

Hospice company AseraCare loses first round of False Claims trial

A jury in Alabama delivered a blow to AseraCare on Thursday in a case seeking to determine whether the hospice provider admitted Medicare beneficiaries who were not eligible for end-of-life care in order to pull in more dollars.

The jury examined whether individual medical records supported 121 hospice claims and found 104 of those claims to be false or unsupported, sources close to the case said Thursday. The case will now move to a second phase in which the jury will examine whether AseraCare knowingly submitted false claims. Such knowledge, or at least reckless disregard for the truth, is required to prove liability in False Claims Act cases.

The trial could leave AseraCare on the hook for $200 million in damages, which would make it the largest False Claims Act case ever involving a hospice provider, according to one whistle-blower attorney who is closely following the case.

Attempts to reach AseraCare and its attorneys for comment were not immediately successful Thursday afternoon.

AseraCare, a subsidiary of Plano, Texas-based Golden Living, which operates in 19 states, has fought the allegations in court documents, saying, in part, that reasonable minds can differ in assessing whether a person is eligible for hospice care. Federal law requires two physicians to certify that a person is likely to live no longer than six more months before that person can be eligible for hospice care .

The prognostication of death by a physician is a complex, highly variable and inexact process under the best of circumstances, a fact recognized both by Medicare and in the clinical literature, according to a brief AseraCare filed in the case.

But attorneys say Thursday’s jury decision is a major victory for the government and the whistle-blowers who filed the complaint that triggered the federal investigation.

Mary Inman, a partner with Constantine Cannon who represents whistle-blowers, noted that the jury reached its conclusion even though it was only allowed to see part of the evidence. The judge in the case made the unusual move of dividing the case into two parts one addressing whether the claims were false, and the other whether the false claims were knowingly submitted. Normally, liability is decided in just one part of a False Claims Act case, although damages may be decided in another, Inman said.

The deck was definitely stacked against [the government] in this trial, in that the jury was only allowed to see such a narrow sliver of the evidence, and even with that sliver, the fact that they found that the overwhelming majority of claims were false is great, Inman said.

She said she wouldn’t be surprised if AseraCare chooses to settle now rather than face potential damages after the second phase of the trial.

She also said the case could cause hospice providers to change their business practices.

It sends a very strong signal to the for-profit hospice industry that they need to be very careful in who is making their eligibility determinations, and that they’re doing that in a way that complies with all of the government standards, and there’s not undue influence being exerted on medical doctors and others making those determinations, Inman said.

Once beneficiaries enter hospice care they also generally must give up curative care, she noted, calling it egregious that some beneficiaries who might have benefited from curative care may have given it up for inappropriate hospice care.

But Mark Silberman, a partner at Duane Morris who has represented hospices in fraud investigations, said there’s another potential concern when the government makes judgments about hospice eligibility after the fact. He said it’s important to evaluate the decision to admit a patient to hospice with the information that was available at the time that decision was made.

I think the worst-case scenario is that people who would benefit from hospice may not have it available because conscientious hospice providers might be concerned that the reasonableness of their decisions will be questioned, and that the consequences could be dire, Silberman said.

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