Post-Acute Advisor April 14, 2021
CMS released several proposed rules late Thursday, including the FY 2022 Hospice Payment Rate Update.
“Despite the continuing public health emergency (PHE) generated by COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pushing forward with significant changes for hospice,” the National Association for Home Care and Hospice noted in its initial analysis of the proposed rule.
That includes a 2.3% rate increase in FY2022 and an updated cap amount to $31,389.66. The rule would also make...