Situation Report | July 27, 2020
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is notifying hospices deemed out of compliance with Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) requirements for 2019, affecting their fiscal year (FY) 2021 Annual Payment Update (APU).
Non-compliance notifications will be distributed by National Government Services (NGS) and will also be placed into hospices’ CASPER folders in QIES on July 13, 2020. Either notification is official notice of non-compliance.
Hospices that receive a letter of non-compliance may e-mail a request for reconsideration to CMS no later than 11:59 p.m. on August 18. Instructions are here.