Hospice Quality - Comprehensive Assessment Tool, Public Reporting & Star Rating

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

10:00 am – 11:30 am HST
11:00 am – 12:30 pm AKT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET

The implementation of Hospice Compare is a major indicator of epic changes coming to hospice.  What is on the horizon for the hospice quality reporting program?  What are the implications for hospices regarding the post-acute-care environment?  This session will provide an in-depth look at CMS’s plans for the hospice quality reporting program and explain future ramifications.


  • Current state of hospice quality reporting through Hospice Compare, lessons learned, and immediate future of public reporting
  • Star rating system and implementation estimate
  • Hospice comprehensive assessment tool – purpose, implementation steps, and how it fits into the hospice quality reporting program
  • Use of quality reporting programs in post-acute care and what it means for hospices
  • Tips to prepare for HEART and the anticipated quality reporting program and payment changes
    • Web resources and literature


This informative session is best suited for senior administrators, directors, quality managers, education managers, and those involved in strategic planning. 


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