CMS Issues FY2017 Medicaid Hospice Payment Rates

In a Memorandumto Associate Regional Administrators in the Division of Medicaid dated September 1, 2016, the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Financial Management Group has issued notice of the minimum Medicaid Hospice payment rates that will be effective for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.  By law Medicaid fee-for-service hospice payments are calculated using Medicare rates…