CMS Updates Benefit Policy Manual to Provide Hospice Clarifications

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated Chapter 9 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual to provide clarification for two hospice items: Election statement addendum Aggregate cap calculation methodology The clarifications are welcome especially for the election statement addendum.  Since its implementation last year hospices have been asking for more information about […]

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CMS Updates Benefit Policy Manual to Provide Hospice Clarifications

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated Chapter 9 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual to provide clarification for two hospice items: Election statement addendum Aggregate cap calculation methodology The clarifications are welcome especially for the election statement addendum.  Since its implementation last year hospices have been asking for more information about […]

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NAHC Submits Comments on FY2022 Hospice Proposed Rule

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On April 14, 2021 the FY2022 Wage Index and Payment Rate Update, Hospice Conditions of Participation Updates, Hospice and Home Health Quality Reporting Program Requirements proposed rule was published. In addition to the proposed payment updates the rule contains numerous provisions on a wide variety of topics and solicits feedback on a number of issues.  To read a […]

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