CMS Finalizes Payment for Advance Care Planning Services
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
by: Molly Smith, VP of Policy and Innovation

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy

Last Friday, Oct. 30, CMS finalized its proposal to reimburse physicians and other eligible providers for providing advance care planning services to Medicare beneficiaries. VNAA has long-supported Medicare coverage for this important service. We believe this policy will assist many individuals receive the care they want when experiencing advanced illness, including but not exclusively at the end of life. VNAA is reviewing the final rule and will provide a more detailed analysis to our members shortly. To review the final rule, please click here.
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