Hospice Cap Roundup: Self Calculation and Reporting (2015), the Sequester, and 2013 Cap Determinations

On March 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released to the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) the pro-forma spreadsheet and instructions for use by hospices in self-calculating and reporting their aggregate cap.  Beginning with cap year 2014, hospices are required to self-calculate and report their aggregate cap on an annual basis within five…