Updated Hospice Item Set (HIS) provider preview reports and Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey provider preview reports are now available, as posted on the CMS website. Hospice providers are encouraged to review their HIS quality measure results from Quarter 4, 2018 to Quarter 3, 2019, and their facility-level CAHPS® survey […]
CMS announced a new webinar designed to provide an overview of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and submission requirements. The webinar is scheduled to take place 2-3 p.m. EST on March 3, 2020. The webinar will cover a general overview of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program, CAHPS submission and exemptions, basic instructions for completing the […]
Providers have until Oct. 19, 2019, to review their most recent Hospice Item Set (HIS) and hospice CAHPS results. Preview reports include HIS quality measure results from quarter 4, 2017 to quarter 3, 2018 and facility-level hospice CAHPS survey results from quarter 4, 2016 to quarter 3, 2018. The results will be publicly reported in the November 2019 […]
About 878 agencies nationwide earned five stars in the ratings system involving HHCAHPS, according to the ratings released in July 2019. That’s a significant decrease from May 2019. In May, there were 1,553 5-star HHCAHPS agencies nationwide. Unlike star ratings in quality of care, the patient satisfaction star ratings have previously fluctuated significantly each quarter. Number of […]
Two new courses are available under CMS’ Hospice Quality Reporting Program. The first course, Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), provides an overview of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS ®) Hospice Survey. These five lesson make up the course: What is the […]
With Hospice CAHPS data, scores decreased on the measure “Willing to recommend this hospice” dropped to 84% in May 2019 from 85% in February 2019. Hospice Compare’s latest update occurred May 23. It gets refreshed quarterly. Hospice CAHPS data were collected from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2018. Measure May 2019 score February […]
Source: Home Health Line. Hospice CAHPS survey reports provider preview reports and hospice provider preview reports have been updated and are now available. These two reports are available in hospices’ CASPER non-validation reports folders. Providers have through Jan. 9, 2019, to review their Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS survey results.
Source: Home Health Line Hospice CAHPS “Public Report Provider Preview Reports” for the second quarter of 2016 through the first quarter of 2018 will be available from now through Jan. 9, 2019. The data will be publicly reported on Hospice Compare in February 2019. These reports can be accessed through Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced […]
CMS will hold its next HHCAHPS vendor update webinar training session from noon to 2 p.m. EST Feb. 1. Online registration will be available in early December. Separately, the HHCAHPS Survey Vendor Participation Form is now available on the HHCAHPS website. Visit https://homehealthcahps.org/ for updates and details.
With Hospice CAHPS data, no scores changed during the latest refresh of Hospice Compare. Hospice Compare’s latest update was Nov. 30. It gets refreshed quarterly. Hospice CAHPS data were collected between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2017. Measure November 2018 score August 2018 score May 2018 score February 2018 score Emotional and spiritual support […]