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Hospice: Hospital Early Discharge Provision Pops Up In Budget Legislation

- Published on Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Penalty for discharging early to hospice would limit hospice access. The new bill passed by the House to avoid the Feb. 8 government shutdown has numerous home health agency provisions, but hospices don't escape untouched. The "Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018," calls for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to implement a payment penalty for hospitals that [...]

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