The Facilities Explore table allows you to find facilities of numerous types in your available markets. The following tools will assist you in finding physicians who match criteria of your choice:
- Filters - The filters allow you to narrow the complete list of facilities to specific groups based on criteria you choose.
- Column customization
- Click on and you can now select which metrics are shown in the table from a list of most facility metrics available. See Column Customization below.
- You can click the headers of the columns and drag them to a new position in the table to customize which columns are visible without scrolling.
- Destination summary - Click on the to display a list of the top five home health destinations for the selected facility.
- Simple Sort - You can sort the columns by clicking on the header of each column. If the simple sort toggle is on, you will only be able to sort by one column. If the toggle is off, you will be able to perform a hierarchical sort. Choose the columns in the order you want them to be sorted.
|From this image you can see that we have chosen to sort on two columns, and the sort type is indicated by the arrows (ascending or descending) and the order of the sort.|
This image does not include all possible columns - also, the columns have been narrowed to fit more columns into the image.
When you click on the column selection icon, you will be able to select which metrics are displayed in the Explore Table.
The column selection tool allows you to choose which columns appear in the Explore table.
Click on any box to add or remove that column from the table.
Metrics with a check in the box will appear in the table.
Click on Reset at the bottom to set the columns selected to the default settings.
When you have chosen the metrics you want to include in the table, click on Apply which will close this tool and apply your choices to the table.
The columns you choose with this tool will also set which metrics are included in table exports.
You can select all available metrics and they will be displayed in the Explore Table. This will increase the width of the table on the page which will then require you to scroll left and right to see the entire table, OR, you will need to change the page zoom to accommodate the increased width.
When you populate this table with a group of desired providers, you can then limit the metrics that are most important for comparing those providers.
Understanding the Metrics
|Name, NPI||Facility name and NPI, as listed in the CMS Provider (NPI) file. An alias can be added to this name that is searchable throughout Marketscape.|
|County, ZIP, City, State||THese are the county, ZIP code, city, and State of the facility, as listed in the CMS Provider NPI file.|
The facility type describes the taxonomy code listed for this NPI in the CMS Provider NPI file.
To see all possible facility types, open the Facility type filter.
The Claim type is determined by the setting from which the claim was submitted (INP, OUTP, SNF, HHA, HOS, and others)
A hospital will have INP and OUTP, Skilled Nursing Facilities will have SNF and OUTP, Home Health should only have HHA, and hospices should only have HOS. Exceptions are possible, but are possibly coding errors.
|Star Rating||CMS created the five-star quality rating system to measure the experiences Medicare beneficiaries have with their health plan and health care system on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest quality.|
|Medicare Patients||Number of distinct Medicare patients treated by the facility in each row during the one-year reporting period.|
|All Patients Entering HH w/in 30 days of D/C||This metric is the count of distinct patients admitted to home health within 30 days of discharge from the facility listed in each row.|
|Average Days of Care Per HH Billing Episode||
This metric is the mean average number of days per episode patients treated by the home health agency in the row spent receiving HHA services, for patients who were discharged from home health during the one year reporting period.
For counting the number of days and episodes, we find the initial admission, going back three years from the end of the reporting period. If the patient was admitted prior to this three year reference period,
|Patients Coded for Home Health||This number is the count of patients discharged from the facility in each row with a status code in the discharge claim that indicates a need for Home Health.|
|Patients Coded for Hospice||This metric is the count of patients discharged from the facility in each row with a status code in the discharge claim that indicates a need for Hospice.|
|Patients Coded for SNF||This number is the count of patients discharged from the facility in each row with a status code in the discharge claim that indicates a need for SNF.|
|Patients Coded for Home or No PAC||This number is the count of patients discharged from the facility in each row with a status code in the discharge claim that indicates no need for post-acute care.|
This metric is the percentage of patients discharged from care at the facility in the row with a discharge code that indicates a need for Home Health care who did not go into Home Health care within 30 days of discharge from this facility.
Be careful, This is a non adherence metric. Every other Adherence metric in Marketscape reflects successful adherence.
|Readmit OR Hospitalization + 30 Rate||
This column can include one of two different metrics, depending on the criteria below (in italics):
Readmit Rate - If the facility is hospital inpatient - The metric will be the percent of distinct patients re-admitted to any inpatient facility within 30 days of discharge from the hospital listed in the row during the one year reporting period.
Hospitalization Rate: + 30 - If the facility is any type other than a hospital - The metric will be the percentage of patients admitted to the facility listed in the row who were admitted to an inpatient setting during their stay or within 30 days of Discharge.
For more information, see Readmission and Hospitalization
|Risk Score and Risk Category||
These two metrics reflect the Average Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) Risk Score for the given NPI and a categorization of this NPI's Risk Score in comparison to all NPI's of this type.
For more information, see Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) Risk Score.