CMS Proposes To Extend Telehealth Flexibility As Part Of Hospice Pay Rule

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / March 31, 2023 at 7:22 PM
Updated The administration proposes to extend telehealth flexibilities for providing hospice care through the end of 2024 as part of a payment rule proposed Friday (March 31) that offers a 2.8% increase in Medicare hospice payments for next year but a 1.2% decrease for hospices that don’t meet quality reporting requirements. The agency is considering extending telehealth services provided for routine home care as well as virtual recertification visits with a hospice physician or nurse practitioner. Specifically,...

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