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Latest Hospice Data Refresh on Medicare Care Compare

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The latest quarterly Hospice Compare refresh of quality data is now available on Medicare Compare – Hospice  (data updated Feb 2022).

Hospice Item Set (HIS) quality measure results (Quality of Care) updated to report data through Q1 2021.

  • Percentage of patients getting at least one visit from a registered nurse, a physician, a nurse practitioner, or a physician assistant in the last 3 days of life (2019Q1_2019Q4)
  • Patients who got an assessment of all 7 HIS quality measures at the beginning of hospice care to meet the HIS Comprehensive Assessment Measure requirements (2020Q3_2021Q1)

The HIS Comprehensive Assessment Measure is a composite of 7 HIS care process measures.

  • NQF #1617 Patients treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen
  • NQF #1634 Pain Screening
  • NQF #1637 Pain Assessment
  • NQF #1639 Dyspnea Screening
  • NQF #1638 Dyspnea Treatment
  • NQF #1647 Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient)
  • NQF #1641 Treatment Preferences

Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Survey® results reporting 2018Q4_2019Q4, 2020Q3_2021Q1.

  • Communication with family
  • Getting timely help
  • Treating patient with respect
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Help for pain and symptoms
  • Training family to care for patient
  • Rating of this hospice
  • Willing to recommend this hospice

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