Hospice Aggregate CAP Calculation Methodology Changes

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Fiscal Year 2012 final Hospice Wage Index rule revises the current hospice aggregate cap calculation methodology (Streamlined Methodology) and the way hospice patients are counted for purposes of the 2012 cap year and beyond (Patient-by-Patient Proportional Methodology). These revisions are effective as of October 1, 2011.


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