Wednesday Feature: Hospice Proposed Rule for 2025

Happy Hump Day! As I wrote in a post on Monday regarding CMS’ Proposed Rule for SNFs, ’tis the season. This time of year, is when CMS drops proposed changes to reimbursement and other programmatic elements for all provider types, save Home Health which comes a little later (Home Health rate year is calendar year … Read more

Hospice Payment Basics/MedPAC

Even after all of the years that I have been in health care and particularly, post-acute care, I still field a good number of questions regarding Hospice, the benefit under Medicare, how payments work, and what the generalized payment amounts are. Having started a few hospices in my career, I can attest that done right, … Read more