Value-Based Purchasing Program Part II

Ferman, John H.
July 2011
Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p64
Trade Publication
The article discusses the applicability of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) program in the U.S. to hospitals, its exchange function, proposed notification and review procedures and proposed validation requirements. It emphasizes that the program is applicable to all inpatient, acute-care hospitals paid under the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). It also mentions that the base operating diagnosis-related group (DRG) payment amount is increased by the program.


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