CMS States New Hospice CoPs Approved, Release Imminent

The proposed Hospice Conditions of Participation (CoP) were published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) May 27, 2005, with an expiration date of May 27, 2008 (NAHC Report, May 26, 2005). The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) review of the CoP was the final clearance hurdle for CMS to meet this…