10 ‘Hidden Gem’ Hospice News Stories from 2022

Huge acquisitions, the labor shortage and regulation dominated the news this year, but other important trends emerged that warrant attention. Below are 10 of this year’s “hidden gem” stories that didn’t quite make our top 10 most read. These cover the innovative partnerships, new technologies, pediatric care, health equity and other key developments in the […]

Palliative Care Providers Hitting Walls in Value-Based Reimbursement

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has dipped its toes into value-based reimbursement for palliative care. Interest in these programs is growing among providers, but many find barriers that block their access or limit their ability to scale.  The most visible attempt began in 2020 when CMS began allowing Medicare Advantage (MA) […]

The Keys to Building Value-Based Palliative Care Contracts

Demand for palliative care is rising, but providers still have few avenues for reimbursement. To support their programs, more are securing reimbursement through value-based contracts with payers. Some are finding a learning curve in terms of how to structure and negotiate these agreements within new or unfamiliar payment models. These contracts are typically associated with […]