SHP CAHPS® Hospice Survey Results Are In
Now that a full year of CAHPS Hospice data from the SHP database is available, we would like to share those results with you.
Home Health Proposed Rule comment period closed August 26th – Now we wait
With provider and industry comments now in, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will take the next 60 days to evaluate and make any suggested changes in the Home Health CY 2017 Final Rule.
CMS releases FY 2017 hospice proposed rule – Are we seeing stars yet?
The rule includes two new quality measures and a new Hospice Item Set (HIS). CMS also reported that a star rating is coming soon.
HQRP: How hospices are scoring and what changes to expect...
To be ready for public reporting, hospices must start working now to ensure that these previously ineligible patients are meeting all applicable quality measures.
Flu vaccine window is closing…or is it?
With March coming to a close, it is important to intensify your efforts so that patients whose episodes start before the end of the month have access to the flu vaccine.
Quality Star Ratings up for Refinements
CMS recently announced they were establishing a new technical expert panel (TEP) to review the Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings.
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