Hospice Quality: HEART TEP Nominations Sought; CAHPS Notice and Reminder

he Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened nominations for a Technical Expert Panel (TEP) of approximately to develop an expanded item set called the Hospice Evaluation & Assessment Reporting Tool (HEART), covering the comprehensive patient assessment for hospice providers. Dates:  The TEP nomination period opens on July 26, 2017 and closes on…