The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospice Items Set (HIS) provider preview reports and Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Survey ® provider preview reports have been updated and are now available. These two separate reports are available in your Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) non-validation reports folder. Hospice providers are encouraged to review their Hospice Item Set (HIS) quality measure results from Quarter 4, 2018 to Quarter 3, 2019 and their facility-level CAHPS® survey results from Quarter 4, 2017 to Quarter 3, 2019.
The 30-day preview period will run from May 28 to June 29, 2020. Requests for CMS review of HIS or CAHPS data must be submitted by 11:59:59 p.m. E.T. on June 29 in order to be reflected in the next quarterly refresh, scheduled for August 2020.
For further information view the CMS Hospice Public Reporting: Background and Announcements webpage