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Hospice Cost Report Update

Posted on Sunday, November 8, 2015 7:11 PM

CMS is currently in process of expanding hospice cost reporting requirements to collect greater detail on costs by level of care. NAHC has been monitoring the activity and submitting recommendations to CMS through the review and comment process. The revised hospice cost report for freestanding hospice providers became effective for cost reporting years beginning October 1, 2014, while the SNF-based hospice cost report changes are effective for cost reporting years beginning October 1, 2015. It’s expected that the hospital and home health-based hospice cost report changes will likely become effective for cost reporting years starting on/after October 1, 2015 but neither has been finalized as yet. Click here to read more.

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