Hospice Item Set (HIS)
About this Page
The Hospice Item Set (HIS) webpage provides information and resources specific to the HIS. On this page you will find direct links to the HIS, the HIS manual, and related materials. News related to HIS activities (such as OMB approval) is also posted here.
The content on this page relates to HIS items and data collection only. Information on HIS-based quality measures, including measure specifications, can be found on the Current Measures webpage. The HQRP Requirements and Best Practices webpage provides updates about reporting requirements and announcements focusing on best practice methods to help hospices be successful with HQRP requirements. For information on trainings related to item completion and submitting the HIS, visit the HQRP Training and Education Library webpage.
February 26, 2021
Version 3.00 of the HIS Manual is Now Available
The Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual V3.00, effective February 16, 2021, is now available. HIS Manual V3.00 has been updated from V2.01 to reflect the removal of Section O and associated measures. This new version of the HIS Manual and the related documents can be accessed in the Downloads section below. A summary of changes from V2.01 to V3.00 is also included below.