Hospice Quality Reporting Program Updates

Below are important updates related to the hospice quality reporting program (HQRP).  Topics include: Preview reports Post-training materials for the January 23, 2019 HQRP training webinar CAHPS Hospice Survey results available on Hospice Compare CAHPS Hospice Survey response rates Case-Mix adjustment methods for CAHPS Hospice Survey measures CAHPS Hospice Survey state scores and national percentiles…

Hospice Quality Notes: Updates and Reminders

CAHPS Hospice Survey Survey Instruments: The CAHPS Hospice Survey mail and telephone materials from the Quality Assurance Guidelines V 5.0 (QAG V5.0) in all approved translations have been posted to the CMS CAHPS Hospice Survey website, Survey Instruments webpage.  Survey vendors must utilize the revised CAHPS Hospice Survey materials beginning with January 2019 decedents (caregivers surveyed beginning…