Training & Resources for Hospices

Hospices receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at https://securefile.tmf.org. View a map of Hospice PEPPER retrievals by state.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:

PEPPER Training Sessions

  • Access a complete series of PEPPER training sessions, available as ten “chapters” for ease of access. A review of a sample Hospice PEPPER is also available.
  • April 2020 Hospice PEPPER Review: This webinar reviews the new PEPPER for Hospices, version Q4FY19, originally scheduled for release in April, 2020. It includes the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER (note: this session reviews the old format of the PEPPER, not the new PEPPER format), and guidance for accessing the PEPPER. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER review.
  • New PEPPER Format: This session reviews changes to the PEPPER for greater accessibility, cleaner presentation and improved readability. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or the transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER recording.

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY20 (XLSX, updated 3/30/2021)

Jurisdictions:

  • View a list of the 4 MAC jurisdictions and the number of hospices in each jurisdiction in total and by state for PEPPER version Q4FY20 (XLSX, updated 3/30/2021).

HOSPICE PEPPER TESTIMONIALS

  • Learn how PEPPER helps a Washington hospice (PDF) focus on patients
  • Learn how (PDF) a Kentucky Hospice uses PEPPER to monitor compliance risk areas.

Other Resources:

Hospice PEPPER Review

When: Tuesday, May 11, 3 – 4 p.m. EDT
What: A WebEx presented by the RELI Group
Topic: This webinar will review the PEPPER for Hospice, version Q4FY20, released in early April, 2021. It will include the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER to include the new format, and guidance for accessing the PEPPER.

Registration is required.

REGISTER

This program is being brought to you at no charge.

Because registration is limited to 1,000 sites, Hospices are encouraged to coordinate internally to prevent duplicate registrations and to allow as many Hospices as possible to participate. Registrants will receive an email with information about how to join the session.

For those unable to participate, the session will be recorded and posted here.

Handout: Will be posted here the day prior to the event. It will also be available via WebEx upon joining the session.