Hospice Outreach Email – September 2021

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP 
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

The Swingtech Help Desk Team, a CMS subcontractor, has posted the Hospice Outreach Email for September 2021.  This 2-page email’s subject is the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) – Important Reminders and Updates.

Contents of the email include:

  • COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) Updates
  • FY 2023 Hospice Quality Reporting Reminder
  • Final Rule Updates
  • Public Reporting Updates
  • HIS Updates
  • CAHPS® Hospice Survey Update
  • HOPE Tool Update
  • Training and Education

Swingtech sends informational messages to hospices related to the Quality Reporting Program (QRP) on a quarterly basis.  This latest outreach communication can be found on the HQRP Requirements and Best Practices webpage.  If you want to receive Swingtech’s quarterly emails, then add or update the email addresses to which these messages are sent by sending an email to QRPHelp@swingtech.com.  Be sure to include your facility name and CMS Certification Number (CCN) along with any requested updates.