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Regulation No.
FY 2018 Hospice Payment Rate Update
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The proposed rule went on display at the Office of the Federal Register’s Public Inspection Desk on April 27, 2017, and will be available until the regulation is published on May 3, 2017. See CMS-1675-P in the “Related Links” section below.

The proposed rule will update the hospice wage index, payment rates, and cap amount for fiscal year (FY) 2018.  Additionally, this rule proposes changes to the hospice quality reporting program, including proposing new quality measures, soliciting feedback on an enhanced data collection instrument, and describing plans to publicly display quality measures and other hospice data.