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Hospice Quality and Hospice Item Set Manual V1.02
Hospice Quality Reporting Program

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time:    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

During this MLN Connects® National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts discuss the new Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual (V1.02). This call will focus on updates that were made to the HIS Manual from V1.01 to V1.02 and provide clarifications of HIS definitions and expectations for use. Providers should review V1.02 on the HIS web page prior to the call.


  • Background and overview of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP)
  • Updates made to Chapters 1 and 2 of V1.02 of the HIS Manual

Target Audience: Quality staff at Medicare-certified hospice programs, including quality and compliance staff, and QAPI Program coordinators.

Call Materials: 
Slide Presentation [PDF, 522KB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 18MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 323KB]

FAQs from June 17th National Provider Call [PDF, 175KB]

To register for an MLN Connects Call, please visit the MLN Connects Event Registration website.

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For More Information: 
For more information, please visit the Hospice Quality Reporting website.