CMS to Host In-Person HHQRP Training

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a 2-day Home Heath (HH) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) in-person ‘Train the Trainer’ event for providers on November 6 and 7, 2018, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201. This event will be open to all Home Health providers, associations,…

Hospice Pepper Retrieval Rate Tops 50%; Review Training and Q&A Now Available Online

Each April, the TMF Health Quality Institute issues Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER).  The PEPPER Report provides hospice-specific data for services/care patterns that may be potential risk areas for improper payment, and data at the state, Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) jurisdiction, and national levels for comparison.  Over the course of the…