CMS Releases the Final Hospice HIS Data Specifications

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:53 PM

CMS issued the updated version of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) data submission specifications (v2.00.0), which goes into effect on April 1, 2017. In comparison to the previous draft posted on these specifications, there were no changes made.

The final version of the data specifications includes the following files:

• Hospice data specs overview (v2.00.0) FINAL 08-01-2016.pdf
• Hospice data dictionary (v2.00.0) FINAL
• Hospice data specs CSV files (v2.00.0) FINAL
• Hospice data specs HTML files (v2.00.0) FINAL
• Hospice data specs PDF files (v2.00.0) FINAL

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