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The HQRP Quarterly Update for the second quarter (April - June) of 2018 is now available for download. This document features frequently asked questions that were received by the Hospice Quality Help Desk, as well as general HQRP updates and events from the second quarter of 2018. It also highlights upcoming events in the third quarter of 2018.
To download the HQRP Quarterly Update document for the second quarter of 2018, please refer to the “Downloads” section of the HQRP Requirements and Best Practices webpage.
Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program
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This would be a good thing to teach all clinicians, especially those who complete admit OASIS assessments. The Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) uses numbers 0-9 and all uppercase letters except for S, L, O, I, B, and Z. We exclude these letters to avoid confusion when differentiating some letters and numbers (e.g., between “0” and “O”). Read MLN Matters Article New MBI Get It, Use It for other helpful information, such as what to do if an MBI changes.
Save the Date: The next New Medicare Card Open Door Forum will be held Thursday, September 13, from 2-3 pm ET. Share your experiences transitioning to the MBI. Call in information will be provided in an upcoming edition.
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