Courts Deem Method of Calculating Hospice Cap Invalid

AGG Associate Robert T. Strang, III’s article titled, “Courts Deem Method of Calculating Hospice Cap Invalid,” on March 30, 2010 in Long-Term Living magazine. The recent decisions by federal courts provide much needed ammunition to providers seeking to appeal a hospice cap demand. Mr. Strang explains that the courts ruled the methodology used for calculating the number of hospice beneficiaries is flawed. The beneficiary calculation helps determine how much money providers will receive, and Mr. Strang believes that the decisions make this an opportune time for providers to appeal for higher government payments. To read the full article, please click here.

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