• CMS Clarifies the Role of Nurse Practitioners in Hospice Settings
  • August 27, 2003
  • Law Firm: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. - New York Office
  • On June 20, 2003, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued Program Memorandum A-03-053 ("PM") and a revision to the Medicare Hospice Manual ("MHM") in Transmittal 68. Both publications are similar in scope and were issued to clarify the role of nurse practitioners ("NP") in a hospice setting.