Hospice Providers: Benefit In VBID Demo Should Do More Than In FFS

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / April 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM
Hospice providers are asking CMS to enhance hospice services with a longer life expectancy, more access to palliative care and the ability for beneficiaries to receive curative and hospice care at the same time under a new benefit that will be offered in 2021 as part of the expanded Value-Based Insurance Design demonstration. During a webinar on Tuesday (April 9) , CMS officials said the hospice component of the VBID demo will reflect a partnership between MA plans and hospices...

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