FHPCA Submits Response Regarding Wage Index

On Friday, June 28, FHPCA submitted comments to CMS regarding the FY2014 proposed hospice wage index rule. The letter addressed four distinct sections of the proposed rule:  Diagnosis reporting on hospice claims; use of nonspecific, symptom diagnoses; proposed updates to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program; and potential reforms to the hospice payment system.


You can read the letter HERE. NHPCO also submitted comments, and you can read their letter HERE.