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Hospice Minimum Wage Survey Due Dec. 18th

Providers outside of New York City should submit data promptly to ensure appropriate rate adjustments.

December 8, 2020

Hospice

Hospice DAL Notes Enforcement Discretion for Certain Regulations

Flexibilities dependent on continuation of Public Health Emergency.

November 17, 2020

Hospice

Hospice Updates Issued for Medicare Benefit Policy Manual

Changes relate to the hospice election statement and implementation of the election statement addendum.

November 17, 2020

Hospice

Draft Hospice Item Set Manual V3.0 Now Available

Hospice measure set changes effective Jan. 1, 2021.

October 27, 2020

Hospice

CMS Continues to Allow Hospice Contracted Staff for Nursing Shortage Extraordinary Circumstance

Hospices may use contracted staff, if necessary, to supplement hospice employees in order to meet the needs of patients under extraordinary or other non-routine circumstances.

October 13, 2020

Hospice

CMS Issues FY 2021 Medicare Hospice Payment Rule

Issuance includes examples of hospice election statements/addenda.

August 4, 2020

Hospice

Hospice QRP COVID-19 PHE Tip Sheet Available

Hospices are expected to resume quality data collection and submission July 1, 2020.

July 14, 2020

Hospice

Hospice Provider Preview Reports for August 2020 Refresh Now Available

The 30-day preview period will run from May 28th to June 29, 2020.

June 2, 2020

Hospice

CMS Issues Proposed FY 2021 Payment Rule for Hospices

We encourage members to provide us with feedback on the proposed rule.

April 14, 2020

Hospice

CMS Releases Request for Applications to Test Hospice Carve-In to Medicare Advantage

Plans must respond to the VBID RFA by March 16th. We encourage Hospice member feedback.

January 14, 2020
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