Hospice Payments

CMS finalizes 1.4% increase for hospices

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Hospices can expect an estimated 1.4% increase in their payments for the fiscal year 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday.

Medicare rates could be adjusted for start and end of hospice care episodes, CMS report suggests

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Medicare payments could be adjusted to reflect how hospice services tend to be more intensive at the beginning and end, according to findings recently published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Information Products & Data Analytics.