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Home Health and Hospice Update

To align with Medicare Home Health CoP changes, a technical document on the updated logic for the Timely Initiation of Care process measure has been posted to CMS’ Home Health Quality Measures webpage; CMS to host webinar on palliative and hospice care for adults with disabilities on March 7th.

March 6, 2018


CMS Open Door Forums and News for Home Health and Hospice

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum will be held on Wed., Feb. 28th; Special Open Door Forum on Home Health Templates and CDEs to be held on Thurs., March 1st.

February 27, 2018


DOH Extends Deadline on Hospice Minimum Wage Survey

An extension has been granted until COB Aug. 30, 2017.

August 28, 2017


New Hospice Compare Website

Please review posted information for accuracy.

August 21, 2017


Comments on the FY 2018 Proposed Hospice Rule

LeadingAge National and the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of NYS submitted comments.

June 26, 2017


FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements

CMS is also releasing a Request for Information (RFI) for positive solutions to better achieve transparency, flexibility, program simplification, and innovation.

May 2, 2017


Two Hospice Updates

CMS has issued a Proposed Rule for FY 2017 Medicare hospice benefit and there will be a Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) provider training webinar on May 10th.

April 26, 2016


HPCANYS 2016 Call for Workshops

HPCANYS seeks workshop submissions for their 36th Annual Interdisciplinary Seminar and Meeting.

September 29, 2015


HPCANYS Peer Group Meetings

The Hospice and Palliative Care Association will be holding a couple of Peer Group meetings in December.

November 17, 2014


FY 2015 Hospice Final Rule

CMS posts the 2015 fiscal year hospice final rule which goes into effect Oct. 1, 2014.

August 18, 2014
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