Hospice Update: Roundup of the Latest News

New Stimulus Law Restores Hospice BNAF for One Year The recently passed economic stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) contained a provision directing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reinstate the budget neutrality adjustment factor (BNAF) in the calculation of the hospice wage index retroactive to Oct. 1,…