CMS Posts Hospice Cap Amount for 2011 Early along with New Q&A on Hospice Face-to-Face Encounter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted two new items of interest on its Hospice Center website at www.cms.gov/center/hospice.asp, which allows access to the most recently-issued official communications affecting hospice providers. The first of these items is the hospice aggregate per-patient cap amount for the 2011 cap year, which ends Oct. 31,…