CMS Updates Hospice Quality Reporting Manual Instructions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Change Request 9460/Transmittal 52, “Fiscal Year 2017 and After Payments to Hospice Agencies That Do Not Submit Required Quality Data”, on December 18, 2015, with an effective date of January 1, 2016. The Change Request makes revisions to CMS Publication 100-22 — Medicare Quality Reporting Incentive…