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.

 

  1. LeadingAge Submits Comments on FY2018 Hospice Rule

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released [CMS-1675-P] Medicare Program; FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements  proposed ...

  2. Where Do Aging Services Stand?

    Overview We have two issues at the forefront this month – Medicaid and senior housing funding. Action on both of them appears likely before the July 4 congressional recess. Both issues, but especially Medicaid, could change the entire course of our field for the future. ...

  3. State Risk Factors Under Medicaid Per Capita Caps

    The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation and Leading Age jointly release the report: “Capping Medicaid: How Per Capita Caps Would Affect Long-Term Services ...

  4. Hospital Proposed Rule Impacts Hospice,  Home Health and SNFs

    On April 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed regulation, Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2018 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements ...

  5. Bill Promotes Person-centered Planning for Advanced Illness

    LeadingAge strongly supports the introduction of the H.R.2797,