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CMS Hospice Announcements

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

June 4, 2019


FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index Proposed Rule Released

We encourage members with feedback or questions to reach out to us.

April 23, 2019


CMS Posts Hospice Provider Preview Reports

Providers have until March 31st to review their HIS and CAHPS results.

March 12, 2019


DOH Issues DAL to Extend Hospice Nursing Contract Exemption

Hospices allowed to continue to utilize contracted nurses due to national nursing shortage.

February 12, 2019


Hospice Provider Preview Reports Available

Providers have 30 days to review their results.

December 18, 2018


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
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