Hospice Quality Updates

–May 9 is Next CAHPS Deadline HQRP Webinar Recording and Transcript Available:  An audio recording and transcript (see DOWNLOADS section) are available for the March 27 webinar on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program. As part of the webinar, CMS introduces and presents previews of the two recently-released series of educational modules (“Navigating the HQRP Websites” and “HIS Coding” Modules Series)…

Hospice Quality Updates Include Info on Forthcoming Webinar, New Version of HART Tool, Timeliness Report Footnote Update, Other Items

HART v1.4.0 NOW AVAILABLE:  HART (Hospice Abstraction Reporting Tool) v1.4.0 is now available in the Related Links section at the bottom of the HIS Technical Information webpage. HART is a Java-based software application that provides an option for Hospice facilities to collect and maintain facility, patient and HIS Record information for subsequent submission to the appropriate…

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…