Hospice Quality Updates!

Hospice QRP: HIS Freeze Date was February 15 The freeze date for submitting corrections/modifications to the Hospice Item Set (HIS) for the May 2018 Hospice Compare refresh was February 15, 2018. The May refresh will include HIS data from Q3 2016 to Q2 2017 and CAHPS data from Q2 2015- Q1 2017. Please note, CAHPS…

Hospice Quality Updates

In recent days there have been a number of developments related to hospice quality.  Announcements by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) detailed below relate to the following: The availability of preview reports for the Winter Hospice Compare Refresh (including hospice HIS and CAHPS scores) Placement of a notice on the Hospice Compare…