HQRP Training and Education Library

About this Page

The purpose of this page is to provide access to materials from past Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) trainings and educational events. Materials on this page are organized by event and listed below in order of the date of release. Materials from each event (e.g., PowerPoint slides, tip sheets, Q&A documents) are posted in the files in the Downloads section below. The links for web-based trainings are located within the posted announcement. Providers can browse this training library for topics of interest and use the associated links and downloads to increase their knowledge and train hospice staff on topics pertinent to the HQRP.

IMPORTANT NOTES: 

Older trainings are moved to the Hospice Quality Reporting Archives page when at least some portion of their content is out-of-date. Archived trainings may be helpful to providers for historical reference.


Updates

October 08, 2021

The FY 2022 Hospice Final Rule: What Hospices Need to Know! Webinar

The post-training materials are now available for The FY 2022 Hospice Final Rule: What Hospices Need to Know! webinar that took place on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The purpose of this training is to educate providers about the changes in the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) as a result of the Hospice Final Rule. This webinar covers an overview of the FY 2022 Hospice Final Rule, details the changes included in the rule, and describes the public reporting of quality measures (QMs) for hospices.

Available Resources:

  • Webinar slides and Q&A document: See zip file titled “2021_Aug.31_Hospice Final Rule Webinar” in the Downloads section below.
  • Video recording: A video of the webinar is available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KudK-H6sSOg.

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July 02, 2021

The HQRP – Understanding the Composite Quality Measure Webinar

The purpose of this training is to provide a general overview of the Hospice Quality Composite Measure and how it differs from individual quality measures. Specific topics include:

  • What is a Composite Measure?
  • Current HQRP Composite Measure.
  • Calculation of a Composite Measure.
  • Interpreting and Using Composite Measure Results.
  • HQRP resources.

Available Resources:  

  • Webinar slides and Q&A document: See the zip file titled “2021_June.2_HQRP Composite Quality Measure Webinar” in the Downloads section at the bottom of this webpage.
  • Video recording: A video recording of the webinar I available on YouTube (https://youtu.be/_ttDpyeVeFk).

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April 15, 2021

Changes in the Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual V3.00 Webinar

Overview of Content: The purpose of this training is to provide a general overview of the changes included in the Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual V3.00. It is a helpful resource for current and new hospice providers to ensure success with the quality reporting program.

This webinar covers:

  • The Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Requirements.
  • Changes in Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual V3.00.
  • The data sources that will comprise the HQRP.
  • The new quality measure (QM) created from administrative data (Medicare claims).
  • HQRP resources.

Available Resources:

  • Webinar slides: See the “2021_Apr.15_HIS_Manual.V3.00_Webinar_Slides (PDF)” in the Downloads section at the bottom of this webpage.
  • Video recording: A video recording of the webinar (https://youtu.be/7mCS_VwxPEs).

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May 2020

HQRP Acronyms List

Overview of Content: This resource contains acronyms commonly used throughout HQRP training materials and presentations. Providers may wish to download and/or print this acronym list and have it available as they are reviewing resources in the Training and Education Libraries.

Available Resources: See the PDF “Acronym_List_May 2020” in the Downloads box, below.

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July 2019

Introduction to the HQRP: Course #1

Overview of Content: This web-based course provides an overview of the two major components of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP): The Hospice Item Set (HIS) and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Hospice Survey. The course is comprised of the following five lessons:

  • What is the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP)?
  • The Hospice Item Set (HIS)
  • Timing of the Hospice Item Set (HIS)
  • The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Hospice Survey
  • Hospice Compare and Public Reporting

Each lesson is designed to be completed at your own pace. We recommend completing the lessons in order, but you may complete them as best fits your needs.

Link to this web-based training: Access the course.

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July 2019

Introduction to the HQRP

Course #2 on HQRP Data Submission Requirements and Reports

Overview of Content: This web-based course provides an overview of topics related to the HQRP Data Submission Requirements and Reports and is comprised of the following seven lessons:

  • Getting Ready to Submit the Hospice Item Set (HIS)
  • Hospice Item Set (HIS) Item Completion
  • Successful Submission and Acceptance of the Hospice Item Set (HIS)
  • Identifying and Addressing Errors on the Final Validation Report (FVR)
  • Overview of HQRP Provider Reports
  • HQRP Useful Websites and Resources
  • HQRP Exemption and Extension for Extraordinary Circumstances Policy

Each lesson is designed to be completed at your own pace. We recommend completing the lessons in order, but you may complete them as best fits your needs.

Link to this web-based training: Access the course.

 

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