The Standard

CHAP’s blog, The Standard, is your resource for the latest in home and community-based health care accreditation news.  

Our team is on top of the latest regulatory shifts and policy changes and has insights about how what happens in DC or your state's capital will affect your business. Our analysis will give you the information and clarity you need to prepare for the future of health care. 

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CMS Launches Hospice Compare

August 16, 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the highly-anticipated Hospice Compare website. Consumers now have access to national data that allows for hospice comparison based on quality measures provided by Medicare certified...

Is your Hospice Non-Compliant?

July 2017, CMS provided notifications to hospice facilities determined to be non-compliant with Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) requirements for 2016. Non-compliance letters were sent by mail and the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) system. The letter identifies...