CHA News Article

CMS Releases FY 2013 VBP Dry-Run FAQs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted answers to FAQs on the fiscal year 2013 hospital value-based purchasing (VBP) dry-run reports that were available through QualityNet. The deadline for submitting questions regarding the VBP program was April 2. CMS notes that hospital-specific questions were not addressed in the FAQs, but will be answered on an individual basis. CHA encourages all members to continually review CMS dry-run reports in anticipation of potential payment adjustments in the future. The FAQ document is attached and available at