Hospice CASPER Or ASPEN Contacts Information

$79 / year

This dataset shows a list of Regional Office (RO) and State coordinators. It includes the Continuous Activity Scheduling Planning Execution and Replanning (CASPER)/Automated Scheduling and Planning Environment (ASPEN) information about hospice agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Region, phone number, contact person, email ID data and more.

Complexity

Hospice Contact Information works with many of the Medicare and Medi-Cal Certified Hospice Agencies in the San Francisco area, and is surveyed by agencies of the state and federal governments, and by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that runs the Medicare program, created Hospice Compare in collaboration with organizations representing people with Medicare, hospice organizations, other stakeholders, and other federal agencies.

Hospice offers specialized care and support to individuals, their families, and caregivers during an advanced illness. The focus of hospice is on comfort and quality of life, rather than cure. Hospice can be provided wherever the individual lives. Hospice agencies most often provide services where people live, whether it’s at home, an assisted living facility, or a nursing home. Sometimes the hospice team will determine that an individual needs short-term inpatient or respite care services. Hospice compare enables different individuals to find hospices that serve in their area and compare them based on the quality of care they provide.

The quality of care that hospices provide to patients and families can vary. Hospice Compare reports information on hospices across the nation and allows patients, family members, and health care providers to get a snapshot of the quality of care each hospice provides. People can compare hospices based on important indicators of quality, like the percentage of patients checked for pain or who are asked about their preferences for life-sustaining treatment.

The information on Hospice Compare should be used with other information one gathers about hospices in their area. In addition to reviewing the information on Hospice Compare, individuals are also encouraged to talk to their doctor, social worker, or other health care providers when choosing a hospice.

CASPER stands for Continuous Activity Scheduling Planning Execution and Replanning. It uses iterative repair to support continuous modification and updating of a current working plan in light of changing operating context. While ASPEN stands for Automated Scheduling and Planning ENvironment. Based on Artificial Intelligence techniques, ASPEN is a modular, reconfigurable application framework which is capable of supporting a wide variety of planning and scheduling applications. ASPEN provides a set of reusable software components that implement the elements commonly found in complex planning/scheduling systems, including: an expressive modeling language, a resource management system, a temporal reasoning system, and a graphical interface.

In this dataset of Hospice Compare, the provider type is mentioned as Hospice.

Date Created

2016-06-14

Last Modified

2017-09-05

Version

2017-09-05

Update Frequency

Quarterly

Temporal Coverage

N/A

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Hospice, Hospice Care, Hospice Compare, Hospice Agencies, Quality of Care, Hospice Services, CASPER Contacts Information, ASPEN Contacts Information

Other Titles

Hospice Compare Contact Information, Contact Information Regarding Hospice Agencies, Hospice Compare Regarding State Coordinators

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
CMS_RegionIndicates the Regional Offices of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS Regional Offices are the agency’s state and local presence. Regional field staff work closely with beneficiaries, health care providers, state governments, CMS contractors, community groups and others to provide education and address questions. There are ten regions to provide health care services to their respective areas.stringrequired : 1
StateFull name of different states of U.S.stringrequired : 1
Contact_PersonIt includes the name of the ASPEN coordinator.stringrequired : 1
Contact_Person_Email_IDIt contains the Email address of the ASPEN coordinator.string-
Phone_NumberThe ten-digit telephone number of the ASPEN coordinator. The format is xxx-yyy-zzzz where xxx=area code, yyy=central office code, and zzzz=line number.string-
CMS_RegionStateContact_PersonContact_Person_Email_IDPhone_Number
DenverMontanaRebecca YanceyRyancy@mt.gov406-444-5380
DenverUtahPatrice Morleypamorely@utah.gov801-273-2835
ChicagoMinnesotaColleen LeachHealth.CM-Cert@state.mn.us
TexasLouisianaMarian Tatemarian.tate@la.gov225-342-6446
TexasLouisianaJoyce Erwinjoyce.erwin@la.gov225-342-2449
Kansas CityNebraskaPamela Kernspamela.kerns@nebraska.gov
AtlantaGeorgiaEnid Klapperesklappe@dch.ga.gov404-657-5718
Kansas CityKansasAngel Jirikajirik@kdheks.gov785-291-3552
SeattleIdahoDebby Ransomransomd@dhw.idaho.gov208-334-6626
BostonConnecticutLoan NguyenLoan.nguyen@ct.gov860-509-7400