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DOH Announces Hospice Residence Rate Increase

Advocacy during the 2018-19 budget process pays off with a 10 percent rate increase.

October 9, 2018


DOH Seeks Input on Advance Care Planning

Comments and recommendations due to the Department by Nov. 16, 2018.

October 2, 2018


Hospice Provider Preview Reports Now Available

Providers have 30 days to review their HIS and CAHPS® results.

September 11, 2018


Hospice DAL Issued Regarding Criminal History Record Checks

DOH offers training documents to get hospice providers up to speed on the new requirement.

August 14, 2018


Hospice Quality Reporting Program Update

Providers notified of non-compliance for calendar year 2017 have until Aug. 7th to file a reconsideration request.

July 10, 2018


CMS to Hold Hospice Quality Reporting Program Webinar on May 30th

The focus of the webinar will be to help providers understand the reports that are available through the Hospice Quality Reporting Program as well as to understand and access the information contained within these reports.

May 21, 2018


DOH Posts 2018 Medicaid Rates for Hospice, Personal Care, and CHHAs Serving Pediatric Patients

DOH has published the CY 2018 Medicaid hospice residence and non-residence rates, the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for consumer directed/personal care programs outside of New York City, and the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for CHHAs serving pediatric patients.

April 16, 2018


HHS Issues Reminder on Hospice Provider Compliance

HHS reminds hospice providers of specific ways they can improve reporting on election statements.

April 10, 2018


Home Health and Hospice Updates

CMS has released two series of educational modules for streaming by hospice providers and issued a revised Home Health Prospective Payment System Booklet.

March 27, 2018


Hospice Updates

CMS will host a webinar on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program on March 27th; Hospice Abstraction Reporting Tool now available.

March 20, 2018
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