VBID Model Hospice Benefit Component Outreach & Education

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CMS wants to help hospice providers prepare for the continuation of the Hospice Benefit Component on January 1, 2022. In the Fall of 2021, Home Health & Hospice Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) will mail a letter and checklist to hospice providers with overlapping service areas with participating plans. This letter and checklist contained participating plans’ information and billing and claims processing educational materials. We will post these materials on our website for your reference, in the near future.

If you have questions about the Model, please contact the VBID Model team at VBID@cms.hhs.gov.

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