Plans Expect Draft Pay Rates Soon For MA Hospice Benefit In VBID

By Emily Martin / February 12, 2020 at 11:50 AM
Plans and providers expect the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Innovation to release proposed capitation payment rates for hospice providers participating in the center’s expanded Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) demonstration next week — more than one month after the request for applications (RFA) was released at the beginning of January. Some providers believe the delay means the model isn’t ready for roll-out, while others are still eager to participate, according to hospice provider organizations. A spokesperson for CMS says the...

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