FY 2023 SNF VBP Program December 2021 Quarterly Reports Now Available
The December 2021 Quarterly Confidential Feedback Reports for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing (SNF VBP) Program are now available to download via the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES)/Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) reporting system. These reports contain facility and stay-level data and results for the SNF 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM) for FY 2019, the FY 2023 SNF VBP Program baseline period. These results will be used for the FY 2023 SNF VBP scoring and incentive payment multiplier calculations that will take effect October 1, 2022.
SNFs can review and submit corrections to their FY 2019 readmission rate calculations only up to 30 days following this report being made available, until January 1, 2022. Correction requests should be emailed to SNFVBP@rti.org with the subject line ‘SNF VBP Review and Correction Inquiry’ along with your SNF’s CMS Certification Number (CCN), your SNF’s name, the correction request, and the reason for requesting the correction.
The December 2021 reports contain stay-level data protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Any disclosure of protected health information (PHI) should only be in accordance with, and to the extent permitted by, the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and applicable law.
When referring to the contents of the report, use the Line Number (located in the leftmost column of the ‘2 - Eligible Stays’ tab) of the stay in question.
For questions about accessing your SNF’s report, please contact the QIES Technical Support Office Help Desk at iQIES@cms.hhs.gov.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the SNF VBP Program Help Desk at SNFVBP@rti.org.
Sincerely, the SNF VBP Team