April 1, 2011

HCAHPS: How the OR’s scores affect your whole organization

By: OR Manager

Fiscal year 2013 will be a milestone for hospital reimbursement. That's the year Medicare's proposed new hospital value-based purchasing program starts. Under value-based purchasing, a portion of hospitals' DRG reimbursement will be based on their performance on quality metrics, including patient perceptions of the quality of care (PPQC). (See March 2011 OR Manager.)

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