Hospice Providers Have Chance to Shape CMS Regulations

Hospice and palliative care organizations that want to help shape relevant measures regarding care should act quickly on two opportunities, with respective deadlines of May 30 and June 26, 2018. The first concerns the Hospice Evaluation Assessment Reporting Tool (HEART). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made grant funding available to help selected organizations define measures, but the deadline for grant submission is May 30. The second opportunity is part of the FY 2019 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements. The federal agency is seeking comments on quality reporting requirements. You

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