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Proposed Hospice Payment Rule FY2016

Program Description:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued its proposed rule governing FY2016 hospice payment and related policy changes, which include CMS’ plan to reform the payment structure for the routine home care (RHC) level of care. These changes promise to have a significant impact on hospice operations and policies. NAHC’s experts will provide an in-depth analysis, and offer advice and counsel about how to survive and thrive under the new rules.

Program Objectives:

  • Describe the elemnets of this rule
  • Offer judgements on the implications for Medicare participating hospices
  • Offer advice about best practices in implementation

Panel of NAHC Experts:

  • Val J. Halamandaris, JD, President, NAHC
  • Theresa Forster
  • William A. Dombi
  • Katie Wehri

Read More:

IN FOCUS: FY2016 Proposed Hospice Payment Rule, Part 1 Clarification Regarding Diagnosis Reporting on Hospice Claims and Comments on the Hospice Bundle

CMS Proposed FY2016 Hospice Payment Rule Addresses Payment Reform, Aggregate Cap Changes, Diagnoses on Claims

NAHC Comments on Release of CMS Proposed Hospice Payment Rule for FY2016