Three Hospital Readmission Trend Tools have been released to the Toolkit. These 30 day readmission trend tools are available for Skilled Nursing, Hospice, and Home Health agencies. The tools display 30-day readmission rates for Medicare fee-for-service enrollees who were discharged to a specific facility following their hospital discharge. Readmission rates are displayed by single year, as well as by three … Continue reading
At HealthPivots our business intelligence data includes all the available Medicare Limited Data Sets going back to 2009 (with home care data since 2005 and hospice data going back as far as 2000). These data sets contain the full range of services covered under Medicare Part A and Part B. Our analyses provide HealthPivots and our clients with a comprehensive … Continue reading
The State Hospice Profile™, available from NHPCO, summarizes the use of hospice services by Medicare beneficiaries since 2000. This chart of the Hospice Penetration Rate, from the National Profile page, shows that enrollees in Medicare HMO plans use hospice at a much higher rate than average. In 2015, the Penetration Rate for Medicare HMO enrollees was 82% compared to 68% … Continue reading
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.
In response to Toolkit client requests, we created a Ranking worksheet for multiple tools, including provider profiles and county profiles. These tools are available for Hospice, Home Care, Skilled Nursing and Hospitals. Now organizations or geographic areas can be ranked on user selected measures of interest. Through highlighting, an immediate visual rendering displays clear relationships between the organizations or … Continue reading
Health Planning & Development, LLC, originally founded in 1985, will now be known as HealthPivots. This name represents what we do best — focus on key pivot points in health and organizational trajectories. Over the last two years, our staff has expanded and our team now includes full time technological expertise in addition to maintaining our talent in the data … Continue reading