Earlier this month CMS provided many updates with the release of the 2016 final rule and Value-Based Purchasing program. However, home health agencies are still waiting for vital information they need to determine their agency’s overall quality.
With the addition of Star Ratings to Home Health Compare this year, agencies now have an indicator of overall clinical quality.
By configuring our product in the new ICD-10 coding environment, we hope that our customers can continue to deliver the best clinical outcomes and get properly reimbursed for their hard work.
One of the sections in the Home Health Proposed Rule outlines how Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) total performance scores will be calculated. Both sets of calculations are derived using base year scores. Thus the quandary...
The Home Health Proposed Rule was posted by CMS on the Federal Register July 10th and it was full of surprises, especially in light of the much anticipated proposal on Value Based Purchasing (VBP).
Home Health Line publishes article using SHP's new survey results from 15,000 surveys and over 1,000 providers.
It’s going to be a busy month. The Home Health Proposed Rule was just issued and the new Home Health Compare measures for 30-day readmissions and Quality of Patient Care star ratings, along with the PEPPER reports are all scheduled to be released.
I was curious to see how the Medicare case-mix weights and revenue were impacted, relative to the Home Health Final Rule published on November 6, 2014.
As one of our most popular reports, the Clinical Executive Advantage serves as a starting point for high level data analysis across a wide spectrum of clinically oriented home health quality metrics.
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CMS announced an additional set of Star Ratings for HHCAHPS.
CMS is introducing new reports as an educational tool for Home Health Care in July 2015.
For many years Hospice has been under the radar, but not anymore.
I was curious to see how rehospitalization rates have been changing over the last several years. With CHF widely being touted by CMS as one of the diagnosis categories with high avoidable readmissions, I figured I would start there.
CMS made the Star Rating Preview Reports available within the last two weeks. Where does your agency fall in the ratings?
There's still time to submit a Participation Exemption Request, but not much!
Home Health Line publishes article using SHP preliminary CAHPS® Hospice data.
What’s not to love about CMS’ star rating system for home health? Plenty.
We’re excited to be able to share the benchmarks from the first four months of CAHPS Hospice data so you can see which quality measures are getting positive results and where there is some real opportunity for improvement!
With CMS’s proposed Five-Star quality rating system, overall quality will be depicted as one score, ranging from one to five stars.