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CMS Announces the Hospice HIS and CAHPS Updates

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:18 PM

HIS Announcement:

An updated version of the HIS data submission specifications (v2.00.0) is now available. However, the Hospice Data Specs will be effective April 1, 2017. The data specifications that have been released for this version include the following files:

  • Hospice data specs overview (v2.00.0) DRAFT 05-04-2016.pdf
  • Hospice data dictionary (v2.00.0) DRAFT 05-04-2016.zip
  • Hospice data specs CSV files (v2.00.0) DRAFT 05-04-2016.zip
  • Hospice data specs HTML files (v2.00.0) DRAFT 05-04-2016.zip
  • Hospice data specs PDF files (v2.00.0) DRAFT 05-04-2016.zip

The files are broken down into sections that are available to download here.

CAHPS Announcements:

  • Reminder: CATI Systems Must be FCC and FTC Compliant: For more information, please click here.
  • CAHPS Hospice Survey Participation Form for Survey Vendors Now Available: To complete and submit the CAHPS Hospice Survey Participation Form for Survey Vendors, please click here.

For the full article, click here.


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