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HIS Technical Training Modules Available Online

The Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES) Technical Support Office has posted recorded technical trainings for Medicare-certified hospices required to submit Hospice Item Set (HIS) records for the hospice quality reporting program. The trainings, which are short WebEx modules, focus on the registration of two separate user IDs, installation of the Juniper communication software, submission of HIS records to the QIES Assessment Submission and Processing system, and retrieval of hospice final validation reports from the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) reporting system. Also available on the website are the HIS Submission User’s Guide and the CASPER Reporting User’s Guide for Hospice Providers. See the attached announcement to access the training modules and user guides.