CMS Releases Change Request 9201 – Instructions Pertaining to Hospice Payment Reform Effective January 1, 2016

CMS releasedChange Request (CR) 9201 which corresponds to the payment changes that are part of Medicare’s FY 2016 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements (the final rule). For more information on the final rule see the August 3, 2015 edition of NAHC Report. The CR is dated August 14,…