TITLE

One-year moratorium on hospice funding cuts

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the one-year moratorium on hospice funding as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 approved by U.S. President Barack Obama. It notes the elimination of the hospice wage index by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It is believed that the implementation of the new regulation would make a significant loss of the $135 million in hospice dollars.
ACCESSION #
37372472

 

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