HIT 255 – Quiz 10

Value-based purchasing and pay-for-performance and systems typically link all of the following components except:
Setting of care
When did pay-for-performance systems first emerge in the healthcare sector?
1970s
What are the 2 major categories of pay-for-performance models?
Reward-based models and penalty-based models
What is the payment reduction for hospital and facilities that fail to successfully meet the requirements of Medicare’s Pay for Reporting programs?
2% reduction
In the healthcare sector, why are incremental implementations of value-based purchasing and pay-for-performance systems preferable to full-scale implementations?
Sponsors can evaluate policies and procedures.
Which component of Medicare’s Value Based Purchasing plan monitors the action of reporting data in the proper format within the given timeframe?
Pay for Reporting
In value-based purchasing and pay-for-performance systems, which incentive is financial?
Higher fee schedule
Which piece of legislation initiated the Reporting of Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update (RHQDAPU) program?
Medicare Modernization Act
Within the Medicare’s VBP framework improving efficiency means:
Reducing the cost to treat each beneficiary.
Which of the following statements about the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program is false?
The program collects readmission data for only Medicare patients

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