CMS finalizes wage index and payment rates for the Medicare hospice benefit

Late last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule updating the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Medicare payment rates and wage index for hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries. According to CMS, the hospices will see an estimated 1% ($160 million) increase in their payments for FY2014. The new hospice payment rates... Continue Reading →

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