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Evaluation of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model: Third Annual Report

Description
Evaluates the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model, which tests the impact of providing financial incentives to home health agencies in nine states: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington. Reports on the experiences of home health agencies and patients through 2018, the third performance year of the HHVBP Model and the first year that agencies in the HHVBP states received a payment adjustment. Examines the impacts of the HHVBP Model on healthcare utilization, Medicare expenditures, quality of care, and patient experience. Discusses rural access to high-quality home health agencies and social determinants of health in rural areas.
Author(s)
Alyssa Pozniak, Marc Turenne, Eric Lammers, et al.
Date
09/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Access · Healthcare quality · Home health · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Arizona · Florida · Iowa · Maryland · Massachusetts · Nebraska · North Carolina · Tennessee · Washington