Medication Coverage in 2018

The 2018 Wage Index and Payment Rate Update for Hospice includes significant wording differences compared to the current Conditions of Participation. These differences may cause hospice agencies to feel that they now must cover more medications. The Wage Index wording reads: "...hospice to cover all reasonable and necessary palliative care related to the terminal prognosis, [...]

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