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Value-Based Purchasing Changes for 2025

by | Apr 23, 2024 | Latest News

These are the proposed changes to the Value-Based Purchasing model that would become effective in 2025.

  • Removal of 5 existing measures
    • Discharge to Community
    • Total Normalized Composite Change in Mobility
    • Change in Self-Care Measures
    • Acute Care Hospitalization
    • Emergency Department
  • Addition of 3 measures
    • Discharge to Community Post-Acute Care (using 2 years of claims data)
      • Looks at the amount of patients who do not go to the hospital or pass away within 31 days after leaving home health
    • Potentially Preventable Hospitalization (PPH)
      • Evaluate and lower potentially preventable hospitalizations while receiving home health care
    • Discharge Function Score
      • Relies on GG items and compares discharge OASIS with Start of Care or Resumption of Care OASIS
      • Will account for 20% of your total performance score
  • Changes
    • Improvement in Dyspnea and Improvement in Management of Oral Medications will have a weight impact change on the overall total performance score.

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