May 31, 2018
How Focusing on the Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) Can Improve Your Practice
Each spring, the Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) assesses the ability of an organization to maintain or improve the current physical and mental health status of its members. Administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HOS interviews a random sample of a plan’s Medicare members. You directly impact patients’ lives and your dedication in improving patients’ health does not go unnoticed. HOS asks members to detail their interactions with their physicians. To better connect with patients, think about integrating the Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) tips into your daily activities.