The Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model (HHVBP) was a five-year project from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation designed to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of home health. In late 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it would be expanding the HHVBP nationwide.

Precision’s Cynthia Miller and Maureen Hennessey argue that the HHVBP model has not been developed to address the growing health inequities in our nation, and they identify four challenges of the HHVBP model that prevent the neediest agencies from achieving goals and exacerbate financial disparities and health inequities for certain communities.

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