Which of the following statements about the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program is false?
The program collects readmission data for only Medicare patients.
What targets should be the focus of VBP/P4P systems?
All of the above
What is the term for a model of primary care that seeks meet the health care needs of patients and to improve patient and staff experiences, outcomes, safety & system efficiency?
Patient center medical home
When did P4P systems first emerge in the healthcare sector?
In the healthcare sector, why are incremental implementations of VBP/P4P systems preferable to full scale implementation?
Sponsors can evaluate policies and procedures.
VBP/P4P systems typically link all of the following components except
Setting of care
In a VBP/P4P systems, which incentive is financial?
T or F Physician's Feedback Program/Value Based Payment Modifier program will include all physicians, regardless of practice size, by 2017.
Since the 2000s, what terms characterizes the rate of establishing VBP/P4P systems in the healthcare sector?
Wide spread implementation
What reports drove the establishment VBP/P4P systems in the healthcare sector?
A & B only
What is the payment reduction for hospitals and facilities that fail to successfully meet the requirements for Medicare's Pay for Reporting programs?
T or F VBP/P4P systems are phenomenal unique to the US delivery system.
Which piece of legislation initiated the Reporting if Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update (RHQDAPU )?
MMA--Medicare Modernization Act
What is the term that means making available to the public, in a reliable & understandable manner, Information on healthcare organization's quality, efficiency, & consumer experience with care, which includes price & quality data,cso as to influence the behavior of patients, providers, payers & others to achieve better outcomes.
In a VBP/P4P systems , what is the term for the process of identifying the clinician who provided the care, is responsible for the care's quality, & is accountable for the care's cost?
Within the Medicare's VBP framework improving efficiency means
Reducing the cost to treat each beneficiary
In the Hospital VBP program a facility's total performance score (TPS) is used to determine the amount of holdback dollars the facility has earned back. In regard to the TPS which is better
A higher TPS is better
Which component of Medicare's VBP plan monitors the action of reporting data in the proper format within the given time frame?