Home Health Value-Based Purchasing

Embrace the change and learn all about the value-based reimbursement program.

What is Home Health Value-Based Purchasing?

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP), also known as Pay for Performance, is an updated reimbursement model based on the quality of care provided instead of the quantity (prospective or fee basis). The program’s goal is to deliver improved care at reduced costs, which results in healthier people and communities.

Implementation Timeline

The VBP model continues to evolve and expand to help move organizations toward improving care.

2016 - 2021
Pilot program in initial nine states is successful.

National pre-implementation (baseline) year starts.

Tracking of performance begins.

Benchmarking report published and payment adjustments of +/-5% begin.

Educational Resources

eBook: Drive Success Through Quality Improvement

Learn how home health leaders and managers can focus on quality improvement, patient-centered care and operational efficiency to drive success under HHVBP and ensure long-term sustainability.

Video: VBP Lessons Learned and Recommendations

In this video, Thom Mills from the Tennessee Association of Home Care and Joe Russell of the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice share how to maximize reimbursements under the VBP model.

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Blog: QAPI is the Key to VBP

With a direct relationship between quality measures and reimbursement, it is imperative for organizations to track and improve quality scores. This blog has tips to help get you started.

Use Technology Solutions to Ensure Success With VBP

Complete, compliant and scalable software is vital to measuring and driving improvement.

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Gain Insights Through Analytics

Reporting and real-time VBP dashboards on Axxess Business Intelligence provides performance data across your organization to help management gain insight into financial, operational and clinical areas for improvement to drive better business decisions.

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Increase Patient Engagement

Integrated patient survey results, market benchmarks and competitive data on Axxess CAHPS help care teams track engagement, perception of your organization and quality of care to pinpoint where and how to respond to better meet the needs of patients and achieve five-star ratings.

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Improve OASIS Accuracy and Clinical Care

From interoperability at intake and Axxess CARE scheduling and staffing technology to clinically intelligent mobile documentation and quality assurance, an easy-to-use electronic medical record platform like Axxess Home Health can streamline operations and improve care outcomes.

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Engage and Retain Staff

Online learning through the Axxess Certification Program enables retention through workforce development. Your staff will gain industry knowledge through continuing education and learn how to get the most from Axxess solutions, helping improve efficiency, compliance and care quality.

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