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in state. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in city. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in zipcode. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in county. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
ownership. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
years certified for Medicare. Time since initial Medicare certification date. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in region. The 9 regions with their corresponding states or other geographic entities are: New England (CT ME MA NH RI VT), Mid Atlantic (DE DC MD NJ NY PA), Great Lakes (IL IN MI OH WI), Plains (IA KS MN MO NE ND SD), Southeast (AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV), Southwest (AZ NM OK TX), Rocky Mountains (CO ID MT UT WY), Far West (AK CA HI NV OR WA), and Outlying Areas (VI PR GU AS MP). Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
on the East Coast. The East Coast states are: ME NH MA RI CT NY PA NJ DE MD VA NC SC GA FL. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in the Western states. The Western states are: HI AK WA OR CA NV MT ID WY UT CO AZ NM. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
in the Southern states. The Southern states are: TX OK AR LA TN MS KY AL WV MD DE VA NC SC GA FL. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients treated with an opioid who are offered/prescribed a bowel regimen or documentation of why this was not needed. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients who were screened for pain during the initial nursing assessment. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients who received a comprehensive assessment of pain within 1 day of pain screening. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients who were screened for breathing difficulty during the initial nursing assessment. Higher values are better. Breathing difficulty is called 'dyspnea' in the source data. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients who received treatment within 1 day of screening positive for breathing difficulty. Higher values are better. Breathing difficulty is called 'dyspnea' in the source data. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients (or responsible parties) who were asked about their preferences for life-sustaining treatments. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients who were offered a discussion of spiritual/religious concerns. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patient stays during which the patient received all care processes captured by various quality measures. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients receiving at least one visit from registered nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants in the last 3 days of life. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
patients cared for each day on average. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Downloads/Hospice-Compare-May-2019-Refresh-Question-and-Answer.pdf. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said they'd definitely recommend the hospice. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said they definitely received the training they needed. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the patient always got the help they needed for pain and symptoms. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team always treated the patient with respect. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team always communicated well. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team always provided timely help. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team provided the right amount of emotional and spiritual support. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who rated the hospice agency a 9 or 10. Higher values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said they would probably or definitely not recommend the hospice. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said they did not receive the training they needed. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the patient sometimes or never got the help they needed for pain and symptoms. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team sometimes or never treated the patient with respect. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team sometimes or never communicated well. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team sometimes or never provided timely help. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who said the hospice team did not provide the right amount of emotional and spiritual support. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
caregivers who rated the hospice agency a 6 or lower. Lower values are better. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
latitude. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
longitude. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
within 15 miles.

  • The Latitude and Longitude data used by this application were all obtained from the Google Map's geolocation API.
  • In some cases, the actual street-level addresses were not available, specifically when only PO Boxes were provided, so in those cases, zip code coordinates were likely used. And because the average land area of a zip code is around 90 square miles, it is possible that some locations may be misrepresented.

Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
within 30 miles.

  • The Latitude and Longitude data used by this application were all obtained from the Google Map's geolocation API.
  • In some cases, the actual street-level addresses were not available, specifically when only PO Boxes were provided, so in those cases, zip code coordinates were likely used. And because the average land area of a zip code is around 90 square miles, it is possible that some locations may be misrepresented.

Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients treated with an opioid who are offered/prescribed a bowel regimen or documentation of why this was not needed. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients who were screened for pain during the initial nursing assessment. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients who received a comprehensive assessment of pain within 1 day of pain screening. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients who were screened for breathing difficulty during the initial nursing assessment. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients who received treatment within 1 day of screening positive for breathing difficulty. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients (or responsible parties) who were asked about their preferences for life-sustaining treatments. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in patients who were offered a discussion of spiritual/religious concerns. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in caregivers who said they'd definitely recommend the hospice. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in caregivers who said they would probably or definitely not recommend the hospice. Lower values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in caregivers who rated the hospice agency a 9 or 10. Higher values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
change over 1 year in caregivers who rated the hospice agency a 6 or lower. Lower values are better. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
improved or maxed out on all quality measures over one year (there are 7 of these, and each agency needs at least 4 with actual values to qualify). A 'yes' value is good. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
got worse or bottomed out all quality measures over one year (there are 7 of these, and each agency needs at least 4 with actual values to qualify). A 'no' value is good. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Current-Measures.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
improved or maxed out on all caregiver survey measures over one year (4 in total). A 'yes' value is good. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.
got worse or bottomed out all caregiver survey measures over one year (4 in total). A 'no' value is good. The comparison is to the May 2019 data publication. Refer to https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/CAHPS%C2%AE-Hospice-Survey.html. Except where noted, all data come from the Apr 30, 2020 update at Hospice Compare. Changes over one year compare to the May 23, 2019 update.


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