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Hospice Quality Reporting Training: Announcements and Registration

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The purpose of this page is to provide announcements, registration links, and details for upcoming HQRP trainings and educational opportunities. For each upcoming training and/or educational opportunity, this “Announcements and Registration” page will include the title of the training, date and time of the training, registration link, and training description/learning objectives.

After a training occurs, announcements and training materials (e.g., PowerPoint slide, recordings, and transcripts) are moved to the “Hospice Quality Reporting Training: Training and Education Library” portion of this website.

Training Announcements and Registration

October 18, 2018

August 2018 Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Webinar

What you will learn:

This training explains the basics of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), including the two components of the HQRP: The Hospice Item Set (HIS) and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Hospice Survey. A primary focus of the webinar is to help hospice providers learn what they need to do to receive their full Annual Payment Update.

Topics included:

  • An overview of the HQRP
  • An introduction to the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems CAHPS® Hospice Survey
  • An overview of Hospice Compare and the public reporting requirements of the HQRP 

Date of original training: Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET (conducted via webinar)

Available resources: See the " [8.30.18] Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Webinar” .pdf in the Downloads section at the bottom of this webpage.

video recording of the training presentation are also available for download. If you would like to fast forward to a specific segment of the video, please expand the Description of the video to see timestamps for various sections of the training.

Please note:  Questions submitted during the webinar have been distributed to the appropriate Help Desks. They will be posted to the HQRP Requirements and Best Practices web page with the 3rd Quarter 2018 HQRP Quarterly Update.

August 27, 2018

August 30 Introduction to the HQRP Webinar Pre-Training Materials Are Now Available

The training materials for the upcoming Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Webinar scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT are now available under the Downloads section below. 

If you have not yet registered, please CLICK HERE to register for the Introduction for HQRP Webinar.

If you would like your name placed on a list to receive an email notification when the recorded version of the webinar is available, please CLICK HERE to be placed on an email notification list.

If you have questions or need additional information regarding the logistics of this training session, please email the PAC Training mailbox at PACTraining@econometricainc.com.

August 14, 2018

REGISTRATION OPEN – Introduction to the HQRP Webinar

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting an Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Webinar on Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The purpose of this webinar will be to explain the basics of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP). The webinar will provide an overview of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Hospice Survey. These are the two components of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program.  A primary focus of the webinar will be to help hospice providers learn what they need to do to receive their full Annual Payment Update.

Registration for these webinars is limited to 1,500 attendees per event on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please register only if you know you will be able to attend the webinar, as space is limited. If you would like your name placed on a list to receive an email notification when the recorded version of the webinar is available, please CLICK HERE to be placed on an email notification list.

CLICK HERE to register for the Introduction for HQRP Webinar.

May 29, 2018

Training Materials Available for Hospice Data Submission and Reporting Webinar, May 30, 2018

The training presentation for the upcoming Hospice Data Submission and Reporting Webinar on Wednesday, May 30, is now available under the Downloads section below. The training will start at 2:00 p.m. EDT and end at 3:30 p.m. EDT. 

The focus of the webinar will be to help providers understand the reports that are available through the Hospice Quality Reporting Program, as well as to understand and access the information contained within these reports.   The webinar focuses on how to navigate the CASPER (Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reports) system and will include an introduction of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS® Provider Preview Reports and a brief review of information available in previously released reports.

To register, please CLICK HERE.

If you have questions or need additional information, please email the PAC Training mailbox at PACTraining@econometricainc.com.

May 17, 2018

REGISTRATION OPEN—Hospice Quality Reporting Program Data Submission and Reporting Webinar, May 30, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar for hospice providers on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT.

The focus of the webinar will be to help providers understand the reports that are available through the Hospice Quality Reporting Program, as well as to understand and access the information contained within these reports.   The webinar focuses on how to navigate the CASPER (Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reports) system and will include a live demonstration, an introduction of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS® Provider Preview Reports, and a brief review of information available in previously released reports. 

To register, please CLICK HERE. 

If you have questions or need additional information, please email the PAC Training mailbox at PACTraining@econometricainc.com.

 

 

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