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October 19, 2005
 
 
MEDICAID INFORMATION RELEASE #2005-36
 
 
TO:                 ALL HOSPICE PROVIDERS
 
FROM:           Leslie M. Clement, Deputy Administrator
 
SUBJECT:     HOSPICE RATES
 
 
Effective for dates of service on or after 10/01/05, Medicaid has revised its hospice rates as follows:
 
Revenue Code/Description                               Rural                            Urban Ada/Canyon County
 
651 - Routine Care                                           $118.33                       $123.52
 
652 – Continuous Care                         $690.04                       $720.28
 
655 – Respite Care                                          $130.61                       $135.06
 
656 – General Inpatient Care                            $528.26                       $549.72
 
If you have already been paid at the previous rate for dates of service on or after 10/1/2005, you can submit claim adjustments to correct your reimbursement to the new rate.
 
The Hospice cap will be $18,963.47.
                                                                                   
If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Pugatch at (208) 364-1817.
 
Thank you for your continued participation in the Idaho Medicaid Program.
 
LMC/sp
 
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