Hospice

Information on hospice, including memos and rules from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), information on the Conditions of Participation, information from MedPAC, and legislative, funding, and regulatory updates.

View our 2 new reports below. 

  1. Medicare Sequester Suspension Continued Through End of 2021

    On April 14, President Biden signed the Medicare sequester suspension bill.  This legislation continues the suspension of the 2% Medicare reimbursement cuts (the "sequester") through December 31, 2021. The continued suspension applies ...

  2. HHS Take Stronger Stance on PRF Recoupment and Accountability

    While the FAQs have always said that there would be some sort of reconciliation process at the end, the updated FAQs set a different tone with a focus on accountability for use of funds and stress an enforcement of the requirements. Although HHS has not set a reporting deadline yet, providers should be preparing, to the degree ...

  3. Drive for 75: Resources from Week 5

    This Week’s Highlights: · Volume Twelve: Air Date 3.29.21: “Rethinking the Vaccination Experience” In a recent article, ...

  4. 75% of Aging Services Providers Need More Relief Funds

    The range of need among the not-for-profit providers varies from as little as $10,000 for an adult day services program to as much as $20 million for a full continuum aging services provider delivering services in multiple states. And yet, if the adult day service program closes because it doesn’t receive ...

  5. Drive for 75: Resources from Week 4

    This Week’s Highlights: · Volume Nine: Air Date 3.22.21: “Vaccine Acceptance Is on the Rise” Drive for 75 has some good news to start the week! Two surveys this month of the aging services workforce – one by OnShift, ...