Dec 4 @ 12:00pm EST: [Free Webinar] Getting Value Out of Value-Based Purchasing

At the beginning of October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began enforcing Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program . The program was the most recent endeavor to improve health care by paying providers based on the quality of their care instead of the quantity. This webinar is free to attend.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe the SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program
  • Understand which SNF are included in the SNF VBP program
  • State the measure used in the program
  • Explain how the performance scores will be calculated
  • Note the time period of the program
  • Know the process for reviewing and correcting data used in calculating the incentive
  • Develop strategies for improving readmissions
  • Discuss how telehealth can improve readmissions

Target Audience:

  • Home Health Agency Administrators
  • Quality Improvement staff
  • Nurses
  • Therapists

About the Presenter:

Patty has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the home health industry. Her background includes directorship roles in both healthcare system and hospital settings. Patty provided 29 years of overall leadership as Home Health Director for two home health agencies with a combined net revenue of $22 million. She embraces industry advancement and innovation to transform home healthcare delivery and believes that care technology strengthens caregiver-patient engagement, provides better insight for patients and families, and improves health outcomes.

Patty holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Penn State University and an MBA from Averett University. She is a licensed Registered Nurse in Virginia and West Virginia and holds a Home Health Nurse Certification by the American Nurses Association. In 1997, Patty was awarded Virginia Association of Home Care Administrator of the Year, and she is a past recipient of the Valley Health Excellence in Performance Award and Valley Health Quarterly Teamwork Award.


This webinar is in joint partnership with Leading Age MD. Leading Age MD. is a community of not-for-profit aging services organizations serving residents and clients through continuing care retirement communities, senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes and home and community based services. We are nonprofit organizations working together to shape the future of aging in the state of Maryland. Each organization has an inspiring story to tell. Creativity, innovation and strong values permeate the ways that people are envisioning the future. Visit our member directory to find quality programs and inspiring stories. 

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