CMS Conducts Hospice Quality Training, Provides Update on Public Reporting, Releases Updated HIS Manual V2.00

On January 18, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted an all-day provider training in Baltimore, MD, providing background and an overview of the elements of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) and detailed guidance on fulfilling the HQRP requirements.  A special focus was placed on the requirements that become effective on…