Hospice Star Rating, Updated HCI Provider Preview Reports, and HQRP Tip Sheets

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A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) webinar on the CAHPS hospice star rating on December 16, 2021 revealed additional detail about the rating, which will be publicly reported on Care Compare beginning in August 2022. CMS is calling this star rating the “Family Caregiver Survey Rating Summary Star” and it will range from […]

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Hospice Star Rating, Updated HCI Provider Preview Reports, and HQRP Tip Sheets

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A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) webinar on the CAHPS hospice star rating on December 16, 2021 revealed additional detail about the rating, which will be publicly reported on Care Compare beginning in August 2022. CMS is calling this star rating the “Family Caregiver Survey Rating Summary Star” and it will range from […]

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Hospice Quality Reporting Program Update for September 3, 2021

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On August 31 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a webinar on what hospices need to know from the FY2022 hospice final rule. The presentation covered the key changes made to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) through the final rule, including: Removal of the seven individual Hospice Item Set (HIS) process […]

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New CMS Webinar: Home Health QRP OASIS Interim Guidance

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites Home Health providers to listen to the Home Health Quality Reports Program’s OASIS Interim Guidance Webinar. In an effort to provide an overview of important OASIS data collection clarifications, CMS has developed this webinar to highlight some of the more significant OASIS guidance refinements that have […]

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Important CMS Quality Webinar

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will present an important new webinar, Driving Quality in the US: How CMS Evaluates its Measure Portfolio, intended to inform audiences about CMS’s efforts to enhance the quality of quality measures. The webinar will walk audiences through CMS tools and processes, specifically the MMS Blueprint, Pre-rulemaking process, Quality Measure […]

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CMS to Air Important Webinars on Quality

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to invite the public to attend its two upcoming webinars titled CMS Quality Measurement: Where It’s Headed and How We’ll Get There and Driving Quality in the US: How CMS Evaluates its Measure Portfolio. These webinars will illuminate audiences on CMS’s efforts to enhance the […]

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New CMS Webinar: The HQRP – Understanding the Composite Quality Measure

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REGISTER NOW June 2 from 2:00-3:00PM ET The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET on Understanding a Composite Quality Measure. The purpose of this training is to provide a general overview of the Hospice Quality Composite Measure, how it […]

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HQRP Webinar: Understanding the Composite Quality Measure Webinar

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET to provide a general overview of the Hospice Quality Composite Measure and how it differs from individual quality measures. Specific topics include: What is a Composite Measure? Current HQRP Composite Measure. […]

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CMS Webinar: 2022 Requests for Applications for VBID Model and Hospice Benefit Component

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model team will host a webinar, 2022 Requests for Applications for VBID Model and Hospice Benefit Component, on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 4-5 PM ET. The webinar was originally scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021, but was delayed. During this webinar, […]

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New CMS Webinar to Provide Update on Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation Tool

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On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a new Hospice Quality Reporting Program Forum, a webinar for Medicare-certified hospice providers to provide updates on the development of the Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE) Tool. REGISTER NOW! During this webinar, […]

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CMS Webinar to Provide Updates on Seriously Ill Population Payment Model

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In late April the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced further plans to encourage primary care practices to participate in value-based payment arrangements under new “Primary Care First” models.  A specific Primary Care First model – the High Need Model — is designed to serve Seriously Ill Population (SIP) patients. CMS anticipates that Medicare-enrolled […]

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CMS Home Health QRP Webinars on OASIS-D Implementation

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a pair of home health quality reporting program later this summer, both related to changes associated with the scheduled January 1, 2019 implementation of the OASIS-D. The first webinar will occur on Tuesday, August 28, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and provide a high level […]

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