Hospice PEPPER Available & Key CMS Updates for Hospice & Home Care in New Open Door Forum

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Hospice PEPPER Available The Hospice PEPPER (Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report) is now available. PEPPER is a data report that contains a single hospice’s claims data statistics (obtained from the UB-04 claims submitted to the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)) for areas targeted by CMS as being at risk for improper Medicare payment. Each […]

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

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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 […]

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