How to Request Reconsideration if Your Hospice Didn’t Meet HQRP Reporting Requirements

In order to comply with Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) requirements that affect the annual payment update (APU) for fiscal year (FY) 2014, hospice providers with a valid Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Certification Number (CCN) as of October 1, 2012 are required to submit data for the structural measure by January 31,…