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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Hospice services (2)

Hospice services (2)

May 1, 2002

The Secretary should research differences in the care and resource needs of hospice patients and determine whether a case-mix adjusted payment system for hospice care is feasible. He also should study ways to establish a high-cost outlier policy.

Topics: Post-acute care.