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HOSPICE Act Passes in U.S. House of Representatives

The Helping Our Senior Population in Comfort Environments (HOSPICE) Act, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday. The bill would establish additional survey requirements  and enforcement mechanisms for certified hospice programs under Medicare. The hospice provisions were included as part of a broader bill focused on improving the Medicare enrollment process, the Beneficiary Enrollment…

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PACE Innovation Act Request for Information

February 8, 2017 Tim Engelhardt Director, Federal Coordinated Health Care Office Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ATTN: PACE Innovation Act Request for Information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Submitted via: MMCOcapsmodel@cms.hhs.gov   On behalf of Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care & Advanced Illness and…

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