This Awareness Brief provides a high level summary understanding of value based purchasing. The Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Program adjusts hospitals’ payments based on their performance in four domains that reflect hospital cost, quality and outcomes. This calendar year, 2016, is the Performance Measurement Period for the FY 2018 VBP Program. The FY 2018 Program’s Total Performance Score (TPS) is comprised of four domains that will all be weighted equally at 25%: the Patient and Caregiver-Centered Experience of care/Care Coordination (PCCEC) Domain, the Clinical Care Domain, the Safety Domain, and the Efficiency and Cost Reduction Domain.
for a high level summary of the value based purchasing program, its four components broken down into additional detail, as well as supplementary information by component provided for the supply chain professional.