Winners and Losers Under VBP

July 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p50
The article presents suggestions to succeed under the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) valued-based purchasing plan as it separate the winners from losers. It cites that who will win and who will lose is not clear yet but it is expected that since no one wants to finish at the bottom, there will be a lot of competition for position. It states some quality improvement suggestions including data capture and reporting, improvement on patients satisfaction and working with private players. INSET: VBP Overview.


Related Articles

  • CMS announces second round of innovation grants.  // AHA News;5/17/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p8 

    The article reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will provide the round two fund worth a total of 1 billion dollars for the Health Care Innovation Awards, program established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for assessing payment and service delivery models.

  • CMS, IRS heard on 'shared responsibility' payment exemption.  // AHA News;6/28/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p2 

    The article discusses a final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on June 26, 2013 for determining eligibility for exemption from the shared responsibility payment under the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act.

  • CMS: Health spending to grow average 5.7% annually through 2023.  // AHA News;9/12/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 18, p7 

    The article cites a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) which noted that national health spending is expected to increase an average of 5.7% annual through 2023 due to coverage expansions under the Affordable Care Act, anticipated economic growth and an aging population.

  • Final HIX Rule on Integrity & Oversight Could be Out Soon. Goedert, Joseph // Healthdatamanagement.com;8/8/2013, p1 

    The article offers information on a rule regarding financial integrity and oversight standards for qualified health plans been sent for Office of Management & Budget (OMB) review by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and mentions about the rule being under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Quality Improvement of Care Transitions and the Trend of Composite Hospital Care. Daughtridge, Giffin W.; Archibald, Traci; Conway, Patrick H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/12/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 10, p1013 

    The article examines the impact of the shifting trend from hospitalizations to observation stays on patients, particularly Medicare beneficiaries, as of March 2014. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has implemented penalties on hospitals for high rates of readmissions and...

  • CMS releases rules affecting hospitals, post-acute care providers.  // AHA News;11/6/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 22, p6 

    The article discusses the rules revised by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for hospitals and post-acute care providers. Topics included are the responsibilities of states for implementing Access Monitoring Review Plans, the discharge planning process undertaken by participating...

  • HFMA Urges CMS to Adjust DSH Cuts.  // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2014, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p16 

    The article reports on the move by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) as of April 2014 to urge the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reassess the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) reductions in the country. It also cites the Affordable Care Act (ACA),...

  • Hospice: An Effective Program That Saves Money. Whalen, James P. // Humanist;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p10 

    The article discusses the rules that coordinate medical care to people eligible for hospice or in hospice, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Topics include the impact of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the increase in visits by hospice physicians to...

  • Early Retiree Reinsurance Program. Tavenner, Marilyn // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;3/21/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 55, p16551 

    The article presents information on a notice issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to declare the establishment of a time period within which the reimbursement funds for the early retiree reinsurance program (ERRP) will...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics