Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting Programs: Expanded HHVBP

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Expanded HHVBP Model Performance Feedback Reports January 2024 Interim Performance Reports (IPRs) are Available on iQIES The January Preliminary Interim Performance Reports (IPRs) for the expanded HHVBP Model have been published on the Internet Quality Improvement Evaluation System (iQIES).  The quarterly IPRs provide HHAs with the cohort assignment, performance year measure data for the 12 […]

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Post-Acute Quality Reporting Program Udpate

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For this refresh, Home Health (HH) Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) measures have been updated. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has many sources of information about Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HH QRP) for stakeholders including: The Quality Assessment Only (QAO) performance requirement for the home health annual performance update (APU) […]

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Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting Program Update

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Please note: For the CY 2023 performance year, only active HHAs that were Medicare-certified prior to January 1, 2022, and have sufficient data for at least one quality measure, will receive an IPR. IPRs are only available to HHAs through iQIES. IPRs are not available to the public. The Final October 2023 IPRs are now […]

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iQIES Update

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For this refresh, Home Health (HH) Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) and all Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HH QRP) claims-based measures have been updated and are now based on the standard number of quarters. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is offering a 3-minute, animated explainer video, BIMS and BIMS Summary Score: Stopping […]

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Post-Acute Quality Reporting Programs Update

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Revised Preliminary July 2023 Interim Performance Reports (IPRs) Available in iQIES. Recalculation request deadline extended to Wednesday, August 16, 2023. On Tuesday, August 1, 2023, CMS reissued the Preliminary July 2023 IPRs for all HHAs that are eligible to receive a report to address two display issues that caused some cells to incorrectly display blanks […]

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Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting Programs: iQIES Update

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For this refresh, Home Health (HH) Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) will be based on the standard number of quarters. The HH QRP claims-based measures, with the exception of PPR, have been updated for this refresh and are now based on the standard number of quarters. Due to the COVID-19 reporting exceptions, PPR continues […]

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Expanded HHVBP Model: April PIPR and Updated Measure Calculation Resources

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Reminder: April 2023 Pre-Implementation Performance Report Available on iQIES The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the April 2023 Pre-Implementation Performance Report (PIPR) to competing HHAs via the Internet Quality Improvement Evaluation System (iQIES). Instructions on how to access the PIPR are available on the Expanded HHVBP Model webpage under “Model Reports.” Need […]

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Expanded HHVBP Model: April 2023 PIPR Available in iQIES

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The April 2023 Pre-Implementation Performance Report (PIPR) is available to download from the Internet Quality Improvement Evaluation System (iQIES). Instructions on how to access the PIPR are available on the Expanded HHVBP Model webpage under “Model Reports.” Need Help Understanding your PIPR? To assist HHAs in understanding the purpose, content, and use of the PIPRs, the HHVBP TA Team […]

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Expanded HHVBP Model Survey, Live Streaming Event, & January PIPR

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Reminder: Expanded HHVBP Model Survey Open through 3/31/2023 The Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model Technical Assistance (TA) Team would like you to participate in a brief 15-minute survey designed to learn more about your home health agency’s (HHA’s) experience with the resources available for the expanded HHVBP Model and identify areas for future outreach […]

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Summary of the Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on February 23, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. The most recent Hospice Care Compare refresh occurred in February.  As part of that refresh, CMS included an annual […]

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Summary of the Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on February 23, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. The most recent Hospice Care Compare refresh occurred in February.  As part of that refresh, CMS included an annual […]

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NOW AVAILABLE IN QIES – Hospice Preview Reports for the May 2023 Refresh

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Providers can now access the latest Provider Preview Reports via the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) application. Once released in CASPER, providers will have 30 days during which to review their quality measure results. Although the actual “preview period” is 30 days, the reports will continue to be available for another 30 days, […]

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