SNF VBP Incentives tool released in DataLab

A SNF VBP Incentives Tool has been released in DataLab. The tool focuses on incentives assessed by CMS as part of the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) programs. Medicare assessed skilled nursing facility 30-day hospital readmission rates for a baseline period (CY 2015) and a performance period (CY 2017). SNFs with good performance receive an increase in payments, while SNFs with poor … Continue reading

Third Quarter CMS Data Available

Third Quarter data has been rolled out to a selection of essential tools.  Quarter Trend tools and Skilled Nursing Tools have been updated with the most recent CMS data release.

New Physician Tools Available

Six new physician tools are now available in the Toolkit. These tools include data on patient flow, home care and hospice use, patient metrics including DRG, and information about visit types and claims.