Quality Data Crucial for Hospices in Value-Based Reimbursement

Understanding payer priorities in defining the scope of quality is vital for hospices to thrive not only in traditional Medicare, but also in today’s value-based reimbursement climate.

The nitty gritty details of data tracking and management matter when it comes to ensuring both a healthy bottom line and quality patient care. This includes performance on quality measures required by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Hospice Care Index (HCI), the Hospice Item Set, and Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys.

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