Training & Resources for Hospices

Hospices receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at View a map of Hospice PEPPER retrievals by state.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:

PEPPER Training Sessions

Data Resources

  • National Target Area Analysis
  • National Top Terminal Diagnoses
  • National Live Discharges by Type
  • State Target Area Analysis
  • State Top Terminal Diagnoses
  • State Live Discharges by Type
  • Peer Group Bar Chart

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY21 (XLSX)


  • View a list of the 4 MAC jurisdictions and the number of hospices in each jurisdiction in total and by state for PEPPER version Q4FY21 (XLSX).


  • 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:

Q4FY22 Hospice PEPPER Review

When: Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 3 – 4 p.m. EDT
What: A WebEx presented by the RELI Group
Topic: This webinar will include the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER, and guidance for accessing the PEPPER.

Registration is required.


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: Download the handout. It will also be available via WebEx upon joining the session.