CMS Releases Hospice Quality Reporting Program Report

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has been developing a new Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) data collection tool – HOPE (Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation).  The HOPE is a standardized assessment instrument that hospices would use as part of the comprehensive assessment process to collect clinical and demographic patient data that is submitted […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Updates for Home Health, Hospice

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Read on for NAHC’s exclusive analysis of the latest Open Door Forum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. HOME HEALTH Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) April 1, 2023, begins the new data collection period for the HHCAHPs. The period runs […]

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CMS Provides HQRP Updates During September Forum

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On September 28, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a Forum on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) which, for the most part, provided a review of information published in the FY2023 Hospice Final Rule and recent public reporting activity. Of note were comments regarding status of the Hospice Outcomes & […]

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CMS Provides HQRP Updates During September Forum

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On September 28, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a Forum on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) which, for the most part, provided a review of information published in the FY2023 Hospice Final Rule and recent public reporting activity. Of note were comments regarding status of the Hospice Outcomes & […]

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CMS Provides HQRP Updates During September Forum

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On September 28, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a Forum on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) which, for the most part, provided a review of information published in the FY2023 Hospice Final Rule and recent public reporting activity. Of note were comments regarding status of the Hospice Outcomes & […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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ATTENTION Hospices! Opportunity Available to be part of the HOPE Beta Testing

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and their contractor, Abt Associates, are recruiting additional Medicare-certified hospice providers to participate in a beta test of the draft hospice patient assessment instrument called Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE). Recruitment is ongoing and training will occur on a rolling basis. Data collection begins when training is […]

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