Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model - Implementation of the Hospice Benefit Component - Revised

MLN Matters Number: MM11754 Revised
Related CR Release Date: June 9, 2020
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10170DEMO
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11754
Effective Date: January 1, 2021 - When the Hospice Election Start Date is on or after January 1, 2021 and prior to January 1, 2025
Implementation Date: October 5, 2020

Note: CMS revised this article on June 10, 2020, to reflect a revised CR 11754 issued on June 9. CMS revised the article to add a note to the effective date. Also, CMS revised the CR release date, transmittal number, and the web address of the CR. All other information remains the same.

CR 11754 informs you of the implementation of the hospice benefit component associated with the VBID Model, being tested by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center and starting in Calendar Year (CY) 2021. The hospice benefit component of the Model will be tested through CY 2024. Thus, the Model test will apply when the Hospice Election Start Date is on or after January 1, 2021 and prior to January 1, 2025.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)11754.

 

            Last Updated Thu, 11 Jun 2020 15:18:35 +0000