This paper is the second in a series intended to provide an overview of the impact to Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) of upcoming changes to the way hospice benefits may be provided. For calendar year 2021 (CY2021), MAOs may offer the hospice benefit to their beneficiaries by electing to participate in the Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) model option.

Wakely Hospice VBID Part 2: Preliminary Capitation Rates for CY2021