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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
CLM_VBP_PRTCPNT_IND_CD
SAS Name
CLM_VBP_PRTCPNT_IND_CD

This field is the code used to identify a reason a hospital is excluded from the Hospital Value Based Purchasing (HVBP) program.

Comments

The ACA (Section 3001) excludes from the HVBP hospitals that meet certain conditions. Additional information is available on the CMS "Hospital Value-Based Purchasing" website.

This initiative began in 4th Quarter of 2013 (i.e., beginning of Federal fiscal year 14).

This field was new in 2013, and is null/missing for all previous years.

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
Y
Participating in Hospital Value Based Purchasing
N
Not participating in Hospital Value Based Purchasing
Null/missing
Not participating in Hospital Value Based Purchasing