Hospice Providers Get Lower Pay Hike Than 2024 Under CMS Proposal

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / March 28, 2024 at 6:19 PM
The Biden administration is proposing to boost hospice providers’ fiscal 2025 pay by $705 million -- about $80 million less than last year’s increase and an update that providers say won’t be enough -- while asking stakeholders whether CMS should separate payment mechanisms to account for delivery of high-intensity palliative care services, like palliative dialysis, chemotherapy, radiation and transfusions. The proposed rule, released Thursday (March 28) , also would adopt the most recent White House Office of Management and Budget...

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