SNF VBP Performance Score Reports Now Available in CASPER

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Confidential Performance Score Reports, which contains each SNFs payment adjustment for FY 2019 along with information on rehospitalization rates and scores used to calculate payment adjustments beginning October 1, 2018. These reports are available to access in the CASPER system as of last Thursday, August 2. Visit ahcancalED to view a short video on how to read and understand the Performance Score Reports and your payment adjustment. 

Details on how to access your reports via the Quality Improvement Evaluation System (QIES) and the CASPER reporting application can be found here. Please contact the QIES Technical Support Office (QTSO) Help Desk at help@qtso.com if you need assistance in accessing CASPER/QIES. 

For more information on the SNF VBP program and to access tools and resources on ahcancalED and other sites visit AHCA's VBP website here

AHCA will also host a Preventing Hospital Readmissions session on Monday, October 8 at the Annual Convention & Expo in San Diego. Learn more and register here.

Please contact research@ahca.org with any questions. 

NYSHFA CONTACT:

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20 

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15