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 […]
CMS has provided a new video and guidance to get agencies ready for the national rollout of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing model in 2023. The new tools include: The on-demand video Quality Measures Used in the Expanded HHVBP Model, providing measure-specific information on each of the quality measures included in the expanded Model. A […]
CMS has released the fifth annual report of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model as officials prepare to roll the nine-state model out nationwide beginning in 2023. The findings from the new report note Total Performance Scores were 7% higher among agencies in the HHVBP states: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee […]
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CMS has announced a national expansion of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) model beginning Jan. 1, 2022. It’s one of several changes introduced in the CY 2022 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule, released Monday, June 28, 2021. Previously, the nine-state HHVBP model focused on payment adjustments higher and lower compared to other […]