- Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model: Hospice Benefit Component As of January 1, 2021, participating Medicare Advantage Organizations can include the Medicare hospice benefit in their Part A benefits package. Visit the Hospice Benefit Component webpage for more information.
- Final Rule (CMS-1733-F)
On July 31, 2020, CMS issued final rule (CMS-1733-F) that updates the Medicare hospice payments for FY 2021. These updates include routine technical rate-setting updates to the hospice base payment rates and aggregate cap amounts. This final rule adopts the revised Office of Management and Budget (OMB) statistical area delineations and apply a 5% cap on wage index decreases.
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