CMS Responds to OIG’s Report on the Medicare Hospice Benefit

Last week, NAHC Report outlined the findings of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) recent report: “Medicare Hospices: Certification and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Oversight.” This article provides an overview of recent CMS activities related to oversight of the Medicare hospice benefit (MHB), and the CMS response to the OIG’s Report. Recent CMS…