Katrina Ong

Hospice Wage Index

Blog Post created by Katrina Ong Support on Sep 4, 2014

On August 4, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule ( CMS-1609-F ) to update the Medicare hospice wage index ( FY 2015 Wage Index (Revised 8/7/14) and Medicare hospice payment rates for fiscal year (FY) 2015.  Hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries would see an estimated 1.4 percent increase in their payments for FY 2015, or $230 million.

 

Source:

CMS-1609-F - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

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