CMS Releases Spreadsheet, Instructions for the Self-Calculation of Aggregate Cap for Hospices

A provision of the FY2015 final hospice payment rule requires that, beginning with the 2014 cap year, each hospice must self-calculate its aggregate cap and submit it to its Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) within five months of the close of the cap year (along with any associated overpayment) or risk suspension of payment.   A final…