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CMS Issues FY 2021 Medicare Hospice Payment Rule

Issuance includes examples of hospice election statements/addenda.

August 4, 2020


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 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


CMS Issues Proposed FY 2021 Payment Rule for Hospices

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

April 14, 2020


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


CMS to Hold Hospice Quality Reporting Program Forum Webinar

Tune in tomorrow, Wed., Dec. 4th, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET for an update on the HOPE Tool.

December 3, 2019


Hospice Provider Preview Reports Now Available

HIS and CAHPS results should be reviewed promptly before November refresh.

September 24, 2019


Hospice Updates

Hospice payment rule updated; CASPER Review and Correct Reports download available; Hospice Compare Quarterly Refresh available; and reminder about hospice focus group opportunity.

August 20, 2019


Focus Group Opportunity for Hospice Providers

CMS invites input in the design of a new hospice patient assessment instrument; application deadline is Aug. 26th.

July 30, 2019


CMS Hospice Announcements

Open Door Forum scheduled on Hospice Assessment Tool; hospice provider preview reports now available.

June 4, 2019
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