Along with the BPCI Advanced claims data, CMS provided to applicants with an Excel workbook named 2018_05_31_bpid-0000_Baseline_MY_1_2_Prelim_TP.xlsx containing the preliminary targets for all episode types in which the hospital had sufficient baseline episode volume. Those workbooks also contained the three factors that are used to adjust each hospital's baseline cost to compute the final target amount.
Guidance for Healthcare Providers and Purchasers
Leading healthcare data analytics insights:
Jonathan Pearce, CPA, FHFMA and Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPH
(Note - this article was written in 2015 referring to the BPCP program but remains relevant in BPCI Advanced.)
Selecting episodes in BPCI Advanced requires an analytical process in which the opportunities for success are identified and quantified, and pathways for achieving that success can be developed.