CMS Proposes Bump In Hospice Payments, To Extend Telehealth Flexibility

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / March 31, 2023 at 7:21 PM
CMS is proposing a 2.8% increase in Medicare hospice payments for next year, but hospices that don’t meet quality reporting requirements will see a 1.2% decrease under the proposed rule released Friday (March 31). The administration also wants to extend telehealth flexibilities for providing hospice care through the end of 2024. The proposed 2024 hospice pay rule would provide a $720 million bump in Medicare payments compared to 2023, upping reimbursements from $32,486.92 to $33,396.55. CMS also proposes doubling last...

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