Our last blog provided some background on the READMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM —a three-year rolling process of reporting all-cause readmissions within 30 days of discharge, along with potential penalties.1 Today, we’ll look at the third program established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED CONDITIONS (HAC) REDUCTION PROGRAM. HAC REDUCTION PROGRAM allows the Centers for…Details
Our last post provided an explanation of the VALUE-BASED PURCHASING PROGRAM (VBP), which links financial incentives to a provider’s performance on a defined set of measure domains.1 This time, we’ll take a look at another program established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the READMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM. The READMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM is a three-year rolling…Details
Our last post provided an overview of 3 programs created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to improve care, healthy people and communities, and affordable care.1 This post will focus on the Value-Based Purchasing Program. The VALUE-BASED PURCHASING PROGRAM (VBP) is a performance-based payment strategy that links financial incentives to acute-care hospitals’ performance on a…Details
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a national quality strategy for the triple aim of better care, healthy people and communities, and affordable care.1 It also initiated a significant transition from fee-for-service to value-based care.