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Baseline and Performance Periods

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

In developing Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted extensive research and stakeholder outreach. Information outlining HVBP was published in the CMS Final Rules.

Among other topics, these final rules include details on:

  • program structure, including quality measure categories (“domains”)
  • quality measures selected for the program
  • criteria for participating and non-participating hospitals
  • periods of performance for quality measurement
  • performance standards for all quality measures
  • scoring methodology

Fiscal Year 2015 Baseline and Performance Periods


Domain Baseline Period Performance Period
Clinical Process of Care Jan. 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011 Jan. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013
Patient Experience of Care Jan. 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011 Jan. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013
Outcome 30-Day Mortality
(AMI, HF, PN)
Oct. 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011 Oct. 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013
Outcome Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(PSI-90)
Oct. 15, 2010 – June 30, 2011 Oct. 15, 2012 – June 30, 2013
Outcome Healthcare-Associated Infections
(CLABSI)
Jan. 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011 Feb. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013
Efficiency
(Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary)
May 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011 May 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013

Fiscal Year 2016 Baseline and Performance Periods


Domain Baseline Period Performance Period
Clinical Process of Care Jan. 1, 2012 – Dec. 31, 2012 Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014
Patient Experience of Care Jan. 1, 2012 – Dec. 31, 2012 Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014
Outcome: Mortality
Oct. 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011 Oct. 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014
Outcome: AHRQ PSI-90
Oct. 15, 2010 – June 30, 2011 Oct. 15, 2012 –June 30, 2014
Outcome: CAUTI/CLABSI/SSI
Jan. 1, 2012 – Dec. 31, 2012 Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014
Efficiency
Jan. 1, 2012 – Dec. 31, 2012 Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014

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