Wisconsin is 7th Best State in CMS Quality Incentive Program
85% of WI hospitals will receive bonus in VBP program in 2017
Wisconsin ranked seventh best in the country in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program. The VBP program rates hospitals on 20 measures including mortality, hospital-acquired infections, complications and patient satisfaction. Hospital ratings are based on comparisons to national benchmarks and year-to-year improvement.
The VBP payment adjustments in Wisconsin, for federal fiscal year 2017, range from a 4 percent bonus to a 0.65 percent penalty. The average bonus is 0.7 percent.