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FY 2021 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule The new rule can be found here and a fact sheet can found here. Of note – the modified election statement and addendum requirements were finalized by CMS and will be effective for hospice admissions effective October 1, 2020. The market basket was updated by 2.4% and the FY2021 cap amount is $30,683.93. The 5% cap on wage index decreases due to changes in OMB area delineations was also finalized for FY 2021.   The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) posted the following important information to the provider website at on July 28,
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