Under the Hospital VBP Program, Medicare
will make incentive payments to hospitals
beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 based
1) How well they perform on each
2) How much they improve their
performance on each measure
compared to their performance during
a baseline period.
The Hospital VBP Program is designed
to promote better clinical outcomes for
hospital patients as well as improve their
experience of care during hospital stays.
Under Medicare’s Hospital VBP Program, hospitals
will receive incentive payments based on how
well they perform on 12 Clinical Process of
Care Measures and 8 Patient Experience of
Care Measures or on how much their performance
improves relative to a baseline performance.