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Updated HCAHPS Mode Adjustments

Updated HCAHPS Mode Adjustments

CMS has announced that new mode adjustments will be applied to HCAHPS data, starting with patients discharged in January 2023. These mode adjustments were derived using the data gathered during CMS’ 2021 mode experiment. The mode adjustment allows CMS to account...
Radiation Oncology (RO) Model Delayed

Radiation Oncology (RO) Model Delayed

In a recent final rule, CMS finalized the delay of the current start date of the Radiation Oncology (RO) Model from 1/1/23 to a date that will be established through future rulemaking. CMS still believes that the RO model is valuable, but recognizes that the RO model...
FFY2023 HCAHPS Proposed Rule Published

FFY2023 HCAHPS Proposed Rule Published

In a recent proposed rule, CMS announced several changes to Value Based Purchasing (VBP) for HCAHPS due to observations about data collected during the pandemic. Similar to the finalized rule last year for FFY2022, for FFY2023 (affecting October 2022 payments), CMS is...