CMS Posts Hospice Quality Reporting Updates
December 3, 2015 12:09 PM
IMPORTANT: Dec. 3 is Deadline for Hospice CAHPS Vendorsto submit CAHPS Hospice Survey Materials, including English mailing materials (e.g., questionnaires, cover letters and outgoing envelopes) and English CATI screenshots (including skip pattern logic). Timely submission is a condition for approval as a Hospice CAHPS Vendor!
Technical Corrections and Clarifications to the CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines V2.0 Document.An updated CAHPS Hospice Survey technical corrections and clarifications to the CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines V2.0 document is now available. This document may be accessed by clicking here; a list of the new technical corrections and clarifications included in this document can be found on the Quality Assurance Guidelines page.
UPDATED: English and Spanish Telephone Scripts.The CAHPS Hospice Survey Telephone Script in English and Spanish has been updated to reflect revisions released by the CAHPS Hospice Survey Project Team. Details regarding the revisions can be found in the CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines V2.0 Technical Corrections and Clarifications Document located on the Quality Assurance Guidelines page. To view or download a copy of the updated Telephone Scripts, please click here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Hospice-specific FAQs Pages have been Updated.The frequently asked questions (FAQs) and Hospice-specific FAQs pages have been updated with appropriate changes in dates (i.e., calendar year 2015 to 2016, Annual Payment Update 2017 to 2018) along with minor wording changes. To view the FAQs, please click on FAQs or Hospice-specific FAQs.