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Hospice Benefit FAQs

CHOICE Total Will Cover Hospice Services for Qualifying Members in 2021

VNSNY CHOICE Total (HMO D-SNP), a plan that combines Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Long-Term Care benefits, is pleased to announce its designation as a CMS Innovation Center Model participant for the Hospice Benefit Program beginning January 1, 2021.

Please note: In addition to your usual Notice of Election (NOE) and Notice of Termination/Revocation (NOTR) submission to CMS, all providers are also required to submit the NOE to us within 5 days of hospice election and the NOTR within 5 days of hospice termination. You can submit all Hospice NOE and NOTR material to

Or you can mail your Notice of Election to:
VNSNY CHOICE Membership Eligibility Unit
220 East 42nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

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