42 CFR 417.531 - Hospice care services.

§ 417.531 Hospice care services.

(a) If a Medicare enrollee of an HMO or CMP with a reasonable cost contract makes an election under § 418.24 of this chapter to receive hospice care services, payment for these services is made to the hospice that furnishes the services in accordance with part 418 of this chapter.

(b) While the enrollee's hospice election is in effect, CMS pays the HMO or CMP on a reasonable cost basis for only the following covered Medicare services furnished to the Medicare enrollee:

(1) Services of the enrollee's attending physician if the physician is an employee or contractor of the HMO or CMP and is not employed by or under contract to the enrollee's hospice.

(2) Services not related to the treatment of the terminal condition for which hospice care was elected or a condition related to the terminal condition.

[ 50 FR 1346, Jan. 10, 1985, as amended at 58 FR 38082, July 15, 1993; 60 FR 46230, Sept. 6, 1995]

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Title 42 published on 07-Jun-2018 03:52

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 417 after this date.

  • 2018-06-15; vol. 83 # 116 - Friday, June 15, 2018
    1. 83 FR 27912 - Medicare Program; Medicare Program; Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost Plan, Medicare Fee-for-Service, the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs, and the PACE Program; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule; correction.
      Effective Date: This correcting document is effective June 15, 2018.
      42 CFR Parts 405, 417, 422, 423, 460, and 498