NAHC’s QAPI Collaborative Seeks Hospices to Test Draft Satisfaction Surveys

In May 2005, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published proposed Medicare Hospice Benefit Conditions of Participation (CoP), which included a new requirement for hospices to develop, implement, and maintain an effective, data-driven quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI) program. In response to the anticipated new regulations, the National Association for Home Care…