CMS Considering New Hospice Quality Measure

On August 5, 2020 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) and its contractor, Abt Associates, held a webinar about a new claims-based composite quality measure concept that CMS is considering including in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), the Hospice Care Index (HCI).  The intent of the HCI is to capture many aspects of…