30 day countdown to request corrections has begun!
Hospice Provider Preview Reports with the quality measure results that
will be used in public reporting on the Hospice Compare website are
available now. The 30 day window for review of the
results for accuracy and submission of a formal request to CMS for
review and correction began on June 1, 2017.
Hospice Provider Preview Reports:
Hospice Provider Preview Report is an important last step in the
hospice public reporting process prior to the release of data on Hospice
Compare in the summer of 2017. The results included in the report are
limited to quality measures based on HIS data submitted for Quarter 4-
2015 to Quarter 3-2016. Results for quality measures based on Hospice
CAHPS data will be available prior to inclusion in Hospice Compare in
data used in the Provider Preview Reports are currently “frozen” but
hospices may continue to submit corrections and additions to their HIS
data for up to 36 months beyond the target date on a given assessment. Changes in submitted data will be reflected in subsequent quarterly
Provider Preview Reports and refreshes of Hospice Compare.
Access to the Preview Reports:
Provider Preview Reports are available in the Certification and Survey
Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) system. Instructions for accessing
the reports are posted on the Hospice Quality Public Reporting
page of the HQRP website. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select
“Hospice Provider Preview Report Access Instructions” from the available
If a hospice identifies inaccuracies in its Provider Preview report a formal request for review should be submitted to CMS.