One-year moratorium on hospice funding cuts

April 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p45
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.


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