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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


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
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