CMS SNF VBP FAQs UPDATED (4/19)
Topics covered include:
- What is the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program?
- What SNFs are included in the SNF VBP Program?
- What measure is currently being used in the SNF VBP Program?
- What is the difference between a planned readmission and an unplanned readmission?
- When does the SNFRM 30-day period begin and end?
- Are the measures in the SNF VBP Program the same as the measures in the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) and on the Nursing Home Compare website?
- How are performance scores calculated?
- Will SNFs be able to calculate their achievement and improvement points?
- How are incentive payments determined?
- How will SNFs be notified of their performance in the Program?
- What is Phase One of the Review and Corrections process?
- How can I correct an error in my patient-level data?
- What is Phase Two of the Review and Corrections process?
- Where can I find more information or ask questions about the SNF VBP Program?