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Data Submission

12/20/2013

The Hospice Quality Reporting Data Entry and Submission Site link is now available

The Hospice Quality Reporting Data Entry and Submission Site link is now available: https://hospice.qtso.com/ and under Related Links below.   The site will open for user account registration, data entry and submission of 2013 measure data on January 1, 2014. This site will be utilized to enter and submit the 2013 Structural measure and the 2013 NQF #0209 Pain measure data to CMS for the FY 2015 payment determination. Data for each measure must be submitted to CMS by April 1, 2014 for payment determination.

PLEASE NOTE:  User accounts that were established during the January 1, 2013 - April 1, 2013 submission period are no longer valid.  Each individual submitting measure data during the January 1, 2014 through April 1, 2014 submission period must register for a new account. 

 The Technical User’s Guide for Hospice Quality Reporting Data Entry and Submission is also available as a download below.  This is the primary reference for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Data Entry and Submission Site for the FY2015 Reporting Cycle.

 

12/4/2013

Hospice Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Data Entry and Submission Site Technical User’s Guide is now available as a download below.

The updated version of the Technical User's Guide for Hospice Quality Reporting Data Entry and Submission Site includes step by step instructions for:

  • Accessing the Hospice Quality Reporting Program Data Entry and Submission Site 
  • Registering and activating a Hospice Provider User Account
  • Data entry, saving, and submission of Structural Measure data to CMS
  • Data entry, saving, and submission of NQF #0209 Pain Measure data to CMS

This is the primary reference for the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Data Entry and Submission Site. 

For the FY 2015 payment determination, hospices are submitting two measures: the Structural measure and the NQF #0209 Pain measure.  Providers are required to submit 2013 measure data during the submission period of January 1, 2014 – April 1, 2014. 

Data for each measure must be submitted to CMS by April 1, 2014 for payment consideration.

 The Technical User’s Guide is also now available on QTSO at  https://www.qtso.com/hospicetrain.html

6/17/2013

No Quarterly Submissions of 2013 data for the HQRP; Next HQRP Data Submission Will be in 2014

The next data submission for the HQRP will impact the annual payment update (APU) for FY 2015. Hospice providers will collect data for the modified structural measure and the NQF #0209 Pain Measure throughout calendar year 2013. Hospice Providers should collect NQF #0209 data on all admissions 1/1/13 – 12/26/13.

Quarterly submissions of data are NOT required. Data for both measures that is collected throughout 2013 will be submitted once, in 2014. Providers will be required to submit their CY 2013 NQF #0209 and structural measure data by April 1, 2014. CMS encourages hospices to submit data prior to the deadline date.