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FFY 2024 HCAHPS VBP Update

FFY 2024 HCAHPS VBP Update

CMS recently finalized proposals for the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS), which can be viewed here, including updates for the Value Based Purchasing (VBP) program: FFY2026 (CY2024 HCAHPS discharges) Starting with FFY 2026, the VBP program will...
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...
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...