The FY 2020 Hospice Proposed Rule was put on display for public inspection on April 19, 2019. The proposed rule is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on April 25, 2019. In the meantime, the pre-publication version can be viewed here. If finalized, this Hospice proposed rule will be effective October 1, 2019.
Each year, CMS publishes updates to the regulations for inflation factors, wage adjustments, etc. For FY 2020, CMS has proposed the following updates to the Medicare Hospice payment rates: