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CMS Updates Enhancing Oncology Model for 2025

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1, 2025, CMS will implement some revisions to the program. “In Starting in 2025, the MEOS payment will increase to $110 per member, per month, up from $70 in the program’s first year. For dually-eligible patients, the payment for 2025 will be $140. Effective Jan. The PBP payments are linked to spending targets.

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NHPCO Speaks Out on 2025 Proposed Medicare Hospice Rates

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payment increase for hospices is insufficient in today’s economic climate, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) indicated in comments on the 2025 proposed payment rule. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in March issued its 2025 proposed hospice rule, which if finalized would include a 2.6%

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Navigating New Requirements in the 2025 Proposed Hospice Rule

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed 2025 hospice rule is finalized as written, hospices may encounter some hurdles implementing some of the new requirements. CMS late last month issued its proposed hospice rule for 2025. The 2025 proposal contained nothing new related to those widespread problems.

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2025 Proposed Rule Seeks to Clarify Physician Certification of Hospice Patients

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed 2025 hospice rule contains clarifications on which physicians may certify patients for hospice enrollment. The post 2025 Proposed Rule Seeks to Clarify Physician Certification of Hospice Patients appeared first on Hospice News.

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MedPAC to Congress: Freeze Hospice Rates in 2025

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The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has recommended to Congress a freeze on hospice payment increases starting in 2025. In its annual report to Congress, MedPAC urged policymakers to eliminate hospice base-rate increases for 2025. The post MedPAC to Congress: Freeze Hospice Rates in 2025 appeared first on Hospice News.

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CMS Proposes 2.6% Pay Raise for Hospices in 2025

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its 2025 proposed rule for hospice payment, which if finalized would include a 2.6% The proposed hospice cap amount for Fiscal Year 2025 is $34,364.85, up from $33,494.01 The proposed hospice cap amount for Fiscal Year 2025 is $34,364.85, up from $33,494.01

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CMS 2025 Proposed Rule Signals Changes to Quality Measurement, Omits Program Integrity Actions

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The 2025 proposed hospice rule is raising some questions along with payment rates. increase in hospice per diems for 2025. The agency also proposed two new quality measures and 2025 implementation of the Hospice Outcome and Patient Evaluation (HOPE) assessment tool to replace the Hospice Item Set.

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