CMS Provides Hospice PEPPER Update 

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the 2021 Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) is scheduled for release on April 5.   

CMS has also released Edition 10 of the Hospice PEPPER User’s Guide, which contains detailed information about the Hospice PEPPER, target areas, and other issues relevant to the Quarter 4 Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 release.