CMS proposes rules that will impact you

September 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p107
The article focuses on rules and regulations regarding health insurance services. It states that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the final rule on the changes of wage indexes and two proposed rules on hospice reimbursements. Furthermore, information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which mandates face to face encounters between physicians and nurse practitioners and certain long-stay hospice patients before recertifying them for hospice benefits, is presented.


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