CMS FY2020 Hospice Payment Rule Rebases RHC, GIP and IRC; Imposes New “Transparency” Requirements

  –2.7% Payment Update and Wage Index Changes Part of Significant Rule Changes On Friday, April 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted its proposed FY2020 payment rule titled, “Medicare Program; FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index and Payment rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements”.  Comments on the rule will be…