CMS Provides ‘Progress Notes’ on Hospice Payment Reform, Value-based Purchasing, and PS&R in Proposed Regulation

In its recently issued proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included information on the development of payment revisions, a value-based purchasing program, and a redesign of the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report for hospice. While these several issues are not part of the rulemaking process at this time, CMS took…