Hospice PEPPER: How to Use the Hot Report
that Can Improve Your Hospice
By Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

Compliance isn’t getting any easier for hospices, especially with 2017’s range of new regulations. So how can your hospice identify specific areas where there’s room for quality improvement? You need to use PEPPER — The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report.

PEPPER is an underutilized report that helps hospices identify problems in their billing processes, stay prepared for audit scrutiny, and understand their positions in the competitive market of post-acute care. It’s an invaluable addition to your hospice’s QAPI (Quality Assurance Performance Improvement) program.

Download this new tip sheet prepared by renowned hospice consultant Beth Noyce. This tool will show you and your team how to understand and utilize this powerful report.

Download to learn:

  • What CMS considers target areas for scrutiny
  • How to identify if your hospice is an outlier
  • How to interpret and apply your hospice’s unique PEPPER data

This handout is ready to print and share with your team. Download it now!


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