CMS Releases FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule

CMS Releases FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule on Friday, July 31, 2020.  The rule finalized payment updates, changes to the hospice wage index, and reiterates the implementation of the new Hospice Election Statement requirements and Addendum document effective October 1, 2020.

For more information, access Casamba’s FY 2021 Hospice Final Rule Summary.

Access the CMS Fact Sheet.

Access the Final Rule.

Holly Hester

Holly Hester is Casamba’s Senior Vice President of Compliance & Education, as well as the Compliance Officer. She provides regulatory guidance and interpretation, clinical programming and content development, education and training steerage, and compliance support for the company. As a physical therapist for more than 20 years, Holly has multi-venue clinical and management experience, giving her a unique perspective on the integration of compliance and training with therapy service delivery and clinical practice.
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