NAHC Urges Congress to Reject Inclusion of Hospice Under the MA Benefit Package
Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 10:01 AM
“The Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group Police Options Document” was released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance to summarize key policy options to improve care for the millions of Americans handling chronic illness. In late 2013, MedPAC discussed incorporating hospice as part of the MA benefit package. MedPAC’s rationale is based on the following.
- Concerns about coverage rules for MA patients that elect hospice
- Desire for balance in the Medicare coverage
- Responsibility for coverage of Medicare benefits
- Possibility for additional services to patients who elect hospice
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