- Describe basis and scope of HHVBP, proposed quality measures, and geographic selection methodolgy.
- State the payment adjustment methodology and payment timelines.
- List the proposed quality measures.
- Identify activities that will help your agency to be poised for the future.
Agenda: Thursday, December 3, 2015
- 12:00 - 12:20 p.m. History of VBP in home health, overview of proposed program, and geographic selection methodolgy.
- 12:20 - 12:50 p.m. Performance scoring, payment methodology, and payment timelines.
- 12:50 - 1:20 p.m. First year “Starter Set” (OASIS, Medicare claims, and HHCAHPS), new measures through a web portal, and future measures.
- 1:20 - 1:30 p.m. Quality data review and organizational improvement activities.
- 1:30 - 1:40 p.m. Q&A/Evaluation
Speaker Information: Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN
Ms. St. Pierre worked was employed as a registered nurse by the Visiting Nurse Association of Trenton and St. Francis Hospital in New Jersey, followed by 24 years as a home care nurse, clinical supervisor and branch manager with the Visiting Nurse Association of Washington, DC (now MedStar VNA). Before retiring in 2013 she oversaw the operations of the Regulatory Affairs Department of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) for 20 years, tracking regulations and influencing regulatory bodies (e.g. CMS, FDA, OSHA). She wrote articles, prepared educational programs, presented speeches and programs and kept the NAHC membership abreast of regulatory, Medicare coverage, quality, and clinical information. Since retirement Ms. St. Pierre has served as a consultant, providing clinical, operational, and regulatory guidance to the home health industry. She currently provides services exclusively to HEALTHCAREFirst.
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