BHA Analyses

BHAs initial Guardrail analysis to predict the impact of CMS cutpoints changes prior to the CMS announcement that they would indeed make the recalculation.
Added : 06/18/2024   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : BHA

CMS Data

Added : 08/01/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : CMS Website

CMS Announcements

Federal register June 2022 announcement of 2023 changes to Medicare with a summary of comments from the public and CMS's response. Star Ratings start on page 5917 (about 25% of the document).
Added : 08/11/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : Federal Register

Added : 08/19/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : CMS

April 5 final rule that codifies HEI (2027 Star Year), reduces patient experience weight, and finalizes some other items. The "Hold Harmless" provision is not mentioned. Explicitly not finalized items (see page2) are deferred to a later rule - removing MRP, adding several drug measures, removing guardrails, and especially modifying the Improvement Measures Hold Harmless policy.
Added : 04/25/2023   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : CMS - Federal Register

Tutorials

BHA's Scenario Manager Tutorial - This tutorial provides details on how to use BHA's Scenario Manager and Multiplanner apps for simulating and planning for future measure changes.
Added : 02/23/2024   by Ronak Bavishi

Source : BHA

Stars 101 Crash Course

Part 1/4 of our 6-hour Stars 101 tutorial covers the importance of Stars, financial implications, and categories of measures.
Added : 09/13/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : BHA

Part 2/4 of our 6-hour Stars 101 tutorial covers the calculation details of each category of measures.
Added : 09/13/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : BHA

Part 3/4 of our 6-hour Stars 101 tutorial covers 'Gap' measure interventions with member provider focus.
Added : 10/25/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : BHA

Part 4/4 of our 6-hour Stars 101 tutorial discusses the overall management of Stars, data, and specific pointers on survey and operations measures.
Added : 11/03/2022   by Jeff Schoenborn

Source : BHA