Hospice organization files suit to stop CMS rule

October 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p117
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) against the rule of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which cuts hospice reimbursement rates. Jon Radulovic, vice president of communications for NHPCO, states that their members believe that the necessary due diligence was not performed by the CMS before publishing the rule. Details regarding the status of the case are also provided.


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