42 CFR 418.1 - Statutory basis.

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§ 418.1 Statutory basis.
This part implements section 1861(dd) of the Social Security Act (the Act). Section 1861(dd) of the Act specifies services covered as hospice care and the conditions that a hospice program must meet in order to participate in the Medicare program. Section 1861(dd) also specifies limitations on coverage of, and payment for, inpatient hospice care. The following sections of the Act are also pertinent:
(a) Sections 1812(a) (4) and (d) of the Act specify eligibility requirements for the individual and the benefit periods.
(b) Section 1813(a)(4) of the Act specifies coinsurance amounts.
(c) Sections 1814(a)(7) and 1814(i) of the Act contain conditions and limitations on coverage of, and payment for, hospice care.
(d) Sections 1862(a) (1), (6) and (9) of the Act establish limits on hospice coverage.
[48 FR 56026, Dec. 16, 1983, as amended at 57 FR 36017, Aug. 12, 1992; 74 FR 39413, Aug. 6, 2009]

Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-08-22; vol. 79 # 163 - Friday, August 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 50452 - Medicare Program; FY 2015 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements and Process and Appeals for Part D Payment for Drugs for Beneficiaries Enrolled in Hospice
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on October 1, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 405 and 418

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Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 418 after this date.

  • 2014-10-09; vol. 79 # 196 - Thursday, October 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 61164 - Medicare and Medicaid Program: Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
      Proposed rule.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on December 8, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 410, 418, 440, 484, 485 and 488