MedPAC Finalizes FY2014 Hospice Recommendations

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) on Jan. 11. 2013 finalized hospice recommendations for inclusion in its March Report to Congress. As reported in December,MedPAC will recommend a zero market basket update for hospice payments beginning Oct. 1, 2013. It is estimated that the recommendation would save $50 to $250 million over one year and…