CMS Reminds Hospices of the Completion and Submission Timeframes for Hospice Item Set Records

As part of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), all Medicare-certified hospices are required to complete and submit a Hospice Item Set (HIS)-Admission record and a HIS-Discharge record for patient admissions on or after July 1, 2014. Hospices should complete and submit each record according to the timeliness criteria outlined below: HIS Record Completion: The Completion…