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Hospice Insider

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Mitigate your compliance risks and reimbursement challenges with to-the-point guidance, best practices, and essential action items.

The improper payment rate for fee-for-service Medicare hospice services in 2019 was 9.7 percent, says a newly released report from the Department of Health and Human Services. The 9.7 percent rate represents $1.8 billion in erroneous payments to hospices. Is your practice ready for paybacks?

And, which sounds worse—a cap reduction or an across-the-board rate cut? In past years, MedPAC has recommended hospice rate freezes and even cuts. But this year, the influential advisory body to Congress also will urge lawmakers to reduce the hospice aggregate cap amount by 20 percent and to freeze hospice payment rates for 2021. How will your practice be impacted?

With heightened scrutiny on multiple fronts, now is not the time to go it alone.

Every year, CMS updates the rules and regulations, as well as issuing new ones. Hospice providers need to stay in the know to assess the impact of changes on their program—and to respond effectively to the new requirements.

Stay informed. Let our industry expert Rebecca Johnson guide you through the insider know-how and get the help you need to remain above board and smoothly navigate the challenges ahead with your risk-free subscription to Hospice Insider.

Each indispensable issue delivers expert guidance and timely strategies to ensure you and your team keep pace with crucial industry developments impacting your reimbursement and compliance.

Come out ahead in 2020, despite the challenges and potential pitfalls, with best-in-class tips and advice in articles like:

  • OIG Reports On Hospice Survey Flaws Continue To Impact Hospices
  • President Trump Wants To Lower Hospice Rates Based On Site Of Service
  • Ease Your Emergency Preparedness Burden With New Changes
  • Medicare Plans Major Hospice Compare Change
  • Medicare Unveils Medicare Advantage Hospice Carve-In Details

 

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As a subscriber, you’ll receive unlimited access to the richest online resources for hospice agencies, including a keyword-searchable database of archived issues of Hospice Insider, where you’ll find a clearinghouse of strategic insights and how-to solutions to ensure your agency runs efficiently and profitably. This is a $199 value.

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