Acclivity experts Carol Javens and Robin Stawasz were interviewed by Holly Vossel of Hospice News to discuss the newest quality measure in the CMS hospice quality reporting program (HQRP). This claims-based measure, the Hospice Care Index (HCI), will be published annually to help patients and their families compare the quality and responsiveness of hospice organizations. Read more to learn about the importance of the measure and how it will affect hospices’ ability to attract patients and secure Value-Based Insurance Design contracts from Medicare Advantage Organizations and other in-network opportunities.