Key FY2019 Hospice and Hospital Payment Rules — Proposals and Considerations for Comment

Late April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) posted the proposed FY2019 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements.  Instructions for providing comment on the rule are included in the text; they will be accepted through 5 p.m. on June 26, 2018.  In accordance with current law, the rule…