Establishing Your HHVBP Benchmark and Identifying Improvement Opportunities for 2023

  • Room: 261/62/65/66
  • Session Number: 406
Monday, October 24, 2022: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM


Andy Guarnera
Director of Product Management – Data Analytics
Homecare Homebase
Jon Higginbotham BSN, RN
VP of Business Development
Homecare Homebase


The Home Health Value Based Purchasing demonstration has been celebrated as one of CMS’ most successful alternative payment models, resulting in an average 4.6% improvement in home health agencies’ quality scores as well as average annual savings of $141 million to Medicare. HHVBP’s first nationwide performance year starts in 2013. 93% of providers will be grouped into the “large” cohort. The submitted data will be grouped together and to establish payment adjustments based on performance in VBP measures. In this session, we will review tips for establishing benchmarks based on your baseline year and 2022 data and uncover ways to identify opportunities for improvement in 2023.



Course Level: Intermediate; 1.2 Accounting CPEs (NASBA/FIN) 1 Nursing CNEs contact hours

Learning Outcomes

1 . Explain calculations for the VBP measures. Gain insight into the metrics that carry the most weight
for HHVBP scoring and creating benchmarks on a local and enterprise level. Discuss considerations
to take into account when predicting 2023 scoring.
2. Discuss strategies for identifying opportunities for VBP measures improvement and for understanding
where your agency’s performance is likely to land in your cohort.
3. Discuss ways to tackle improvement opportunities and track progress towards measurement


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