MedPAC Issues FY2016 Hospice Recommendations, Provides Key Policy Commentary

Annually the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issues a Report to Congress in March that contains a series of recommendations on payment policy changes it advises for the forthcoming payment year.  As part of the 2015 Report’s chapter on Hospice Services, the Commission examines adequacy of current hospice payments, provides a wealth of updated statistics…