Hospice Quality: Preview of Hospice Item Set (HIS) V.2.00.0 and New HQRP Q&As Released

As referenced in coverage of the recently-issued hospice payment rule for FY2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has submitted a request for approval to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the Hospice Item Set version 2.00.0 that incorporates the four new HIS items. The PRA version has a posting date…