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.
The most recent data release has been incorporated into the Hospital VBP Penalty Tool
HealthPivots has received and is processing 2016 Annual CMS data. Atlases and Profiles are now available for pre-order and will be fulfilled as soon as data processing is complete.
Hospital Readmission trend tools have been released. These tools explore hospital readmission rates by agency for post-acute providers.
This new article summarizes changes in use rates and payments for inpatient and outpatient services for Medicare fee-for-service enrollees. Changes in Use Rates and Payments for Services Covered by Medicare
This article explores the implications of increased enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans on hospices. Medicare Advantage and Hospice
All Atlas products and Toolkit tools have been updated with 2015 data, the most up-to-date annual CMS data release. HealthPivots has also received and processed all four quarters of quarterly 2016 data for our Toolkit. All Medicare claims tools have been updated with 2016 data.
All Atlas and Profile products have been updated with the latest available CMS data. Data is now available through 2015.
New ranking and benchmarking tools are now available for Hospice, Home Care, Skilled Nursing and Hospitals.