TITLE

Court dismisses lawsuit against CMS

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jan2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed the lawsuit filed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). It is said that the lawsuit aims to block the implementation of Medicare rule that phases out the budget neutrality adjustment factor (BNAF). It is cited that the final rule was announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
ACCESSION #
36135547

 

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