CMS Releases HQRP User’s Manual, Question and Answer Document for Fourth Quarter of 2015

The “Hospice Item Set (HIS)- Based Quality Measures (QMs) for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) User’s Manual Version 1.00” is now available. This User’s Manual, current as of January 12, 2016, contains information about the 7 current HIS-based QMs in the HQRP including descriptions of (1) the record selection and measure calculation methodologies employed…