Hospice Item Set (HIS)

Simplifying HIS: Hospice Item Set Training

Experience a comprehensive one-day workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and report HIS items accurately. Gain familiarity with the measures involved in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program, and learn how the measures are calculated based on HIS data collection. Through guided instruction and participation in problem-solving scenarios, achieve mastery of the HIS items, guidance for item completion and resources available from CMS to support your ongoing accuracy.


CE Information


This workshop is approved for 5.5 CE hours (nursing) and is co-provided by Home Care Institute, LLC. HCI is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  The fee for this class allows CEs for one attendee.  If more than one person from an organization participates in the training, they should secure their own registration.

Kathie Belsky
Hospice Clinical Project Lead


Kathleen “Kathie” is a registered nurse with 33 years of experience; the last 23 years in hospice and home health. She has extensive hospice clinical, quality and leadership expertise. Kathie has been instrumental in developing, implementing, and improving clinical and operational processes for multiple community-based hospices. Her expertise includes providing guidance for hospice regulatory requirements, including licensure and accreditation. She is known as a champion for advancing quality of care for hospice patients and families and has been a leader in hospice initiatives within her local community, as well as at the state and national level. Kathie provides clinical and content expertise and management support to the CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Contract and the HIS/HQRP Help Desk. Kathie is Hospice Clinical Project Lead with OASIS Answers, Inc.and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.



Hospice Item Set (HIS)

May 01: 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Advanced received by March 06, 2018$199
Regular received March 07 - April 11, 2018$249
Late/On-Site (if available) received after April 12, 2018$349
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