Home Health

CMS releases HHVBP benchmarks, thresholds

Agencies preparing for Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) in 2023 now have access to achievement thresholds and benchmarks for each quality measure via the Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) portal at https://iqies.cms.gov/.

The achievement thresholds and benchmarks were calculated using quality measure data for 2019, the model baseline year, according to a CMS alert to providers Thursday, May 12, 2022.

The Expanded HHVBP Model webpage, at https://bit.ly/3l8LE0d, includes several tools, including:

The Expanded HHVBP Model Guide – May 2022

HHVBP Model Newsletter May 2022

CY 2023 Benchmarks and Achievement Thresholds — Access Instructions

An Overview: Risk Adjustment Process and Use in the Expanded HHVBP Model