Public Comment: Hospice Measure on Transitions from Hospice Care

March 27 2018 |Marian Essey
Public Comment: Hospice Measure on Transitions from Hospice Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with RTI International to develop claims based quality measures for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP).CMS is looking to supplement the existing HQRP measure set, which includes quality measures based on the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and the Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®), with measures that address additional identified gaps in hospice quality measurement without increasing burden to providers.

The call for public comment period closes on April 25, 2018.

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We encourage everyone to review the information posted on the public comment page and to provide public comment.