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
Applicable tools now include data through the second quarter of 2018. Core profiles include calendar year 2018 estimates.
DataLab tools have been updated with 2017 Medicare Claims data. Applicable tools now include data through the first quarter of 2018.
Hospice Market Atlas, Home Care Market Atlas, Hospital & Post Acute, State Hospice Profile and State Home Care Profile products have been updated with the latest annual CMS data.
All data used in this article was extracted from HealthPivots DataLab and is based on Medicare Fee-for-Service Claims released annually by CMS. In compliance with a DUA on file with CMS, patient counts less than 11 are not reported. There is wide variability in timely access to hospice care after a hospitalization. Nationally in 2016, 17% of Medicare enrollees who … Continue reading
Results now run through June 2017 and include detailed CAHPS survey results. Available in the Hospice Compare Tool.
CAHPS Hospice Survey results, released on February 21, 2018, have been incorporated into the Hospice Compare Tool.
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.
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