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Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)

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The Hospital VBP Program is a pay-for-performance program. This Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative links acute-care hospitals' payments to their performance on quality measures. Stay up-to-date, and find tools and resources to help improve performance on VBP measures.

CDC NHSN Resources

Access information and resources on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) surveillance definitions and more.

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FY 2018–FY 2024 Hospital Value-based Purchasing Measures

QualityNet features its Fiscal Years 2018–2024 Measures related to hospital value-based purchasing.

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FY 2019 Domain Weighting Quick Reference Guide

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made available the FY 2019 Domain Weighting Quick Reference Guide on QualityNet. Hospitals can locate the updated quick reference guide by selecting the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) link from the "Hospitals--Inpatient" tab...

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FY 2020 VBP Quick Reference Guide

Download this one-page handout that displays FY 2020 VBP domains and measures, as well as measure thresholds and benchmark values.

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HCAHPS Website

Visit the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) website to access current news, HCAHPS Star Ratings, survey information, and more.

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Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Resources

QualityNet has resources available on hospital value-based purchasing, including how to read your report, quick reference guides, and more.

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Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Webinar Calls

QualityNet hospital value-based purchasing webinars and calls for 2018 are provided in an archive, with recordings, transcripts, and slides.

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How to Read Your 2019 Baseline Measures Report

Download the QualityNet How to Read Your FY 2019 Baseline Measures Report, designed to help hospitals understand how to use the Baseline Measures Report to monitor their baseline performance for all domains and measures.

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National Support Contractor Archived Events

Access archived recordings and presentation materials from educational events regarding VBP.

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Performance Standards: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

QualityNet features details on performance standards concerning hospital value-based purchasing.

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Questions About Reporting Hospital Quality Measures? Who Ya Gonna Call?

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) has created this downloadable, one-page resource—Questions About Reporting Hospital Quality Measures? Who Ya Gonna Call?—containing guidance on who to contact regarding the reporting of hospital quality measures.

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Reports: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

QualityNet features reports related to hospital value-based purchasing reflecting the impact of the program for each fiscal year.

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Understanding My VBP Report

Download and read this reference document that provides an outline for the key elements of your HSAG VBP report.

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Using the Healthcare Physical Environment to Prevent and Control Infection

The Using the Health Care Physical Environment to Prevent and Control Infection, A Best Practice Guide to Help Health Care Organizations Create Safe, Healing Environments is a free guide prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through a joint project from the American...

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Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Resource

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) is here to assist hospitals in their quality improvement efforts, detailed in the VBP Resource (PDF)—all at no cost.

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Value-Based Purchasing Best Practice Tool

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) designed this Value-Based Purchasing Best Practice Tool to provide facilities with a selective summary of best practices for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Value-Based Purchasing Program measures. Best practices have been shown through...

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