CMS considering home health and hospice measures on transfer of care, information

Source: Home Health Line CMS recently released a list of measures under consideration for various Medicare programs, including the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP) and Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP). On the home health side, CMS is considering the measures “Transfer of Health Information to Provider—Post-Acute Care” and “Transfer of Health Information to Patient—Post-Acute […]

Reconsideration requests under quality reporting program now electronic-only

by Home Health Line. Agencies looking to have a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) reconsider the decision to reduce the agency’s annual payment update over noncompliance with the home health quality reporting program (HHQRP) now have only one option: to submit the request letter electronically. Agencies that do not submit the required quality data for the […]