2017 Hospice Proposed Rule: Five Essential Facts You Need to Know

In the world of hospice care, change is the new norm. On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update 2017 Medicare payment rates and the wage index for hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries. Here are five essential facts you need to know!

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Beth Noyce
Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, COS-C, HCS-D, provides consulting, education, and auditing services to hospice and home health agencies, and affordable instant in-services for agencies at She has presented at UHPCO, NAHC, UAHC, DecisionHealth’s Coding summit, and other seminars, and has educated and mentored clinicians at multiple agencies in clinical documentation, CMS coverage issues, diagnosis coding, HIS, OASIS, and regulatory compliance. She has served as a MAC medical reviewer. Her work with DecisionHealth includes publishing in Diagnosis Coding Pro, helping edit the ICD-9 Coding Manual, authoring multiple ICD-10 courses, editing updates for the HCS-H credential study guide and writing other study guide.
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