Hospice QRP: HIS Freeze Date: February 15
The freeze date for submitting corrections/modifications to the Hospice Item Set (HIS) for the May 2018 Hospice Compare refresh is. The May refresh will include HIS data from Q3 2016 to Q2 2017 and CAHPS data from Q2 2015- Q1 2017. Please note, CAHPS dates refer to patients’ dates of death.
All records, need to be submitted and accepted by the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES) Assessment Submission and Processing (ASAP) system byto be reflected in the Hospice Provider Preview Report that will be available on .
CMS has noticed an increase in the number of modifications/corrections and inactivation of HIS assessment data following the release of the Hospice Provider Preview Reports. As a friendly reminder, it is the provider’s responsibility to ensure that records are complete and accurate prior to submission to the QIES ASAP system.
For more information about the freeze date, preview reports, and key public reporting dates for providers, please see the Public Reporting: Key Dates for Providers webpage.