The data found in TargetWatch is based on claims data over certain periods of time. The information below describes the reporting periods for both Home Health/Hospice and HME/DME/Infusion.
Home Health & Hospice
For Home Health and Hospice accounts, a dropdown menu allows users to choose a year to display that year's claims data. The list below defines the claims periods that are shown when a year is selected:
- 2017 - Data includes Medicare Claims from October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
- 2016 - Data includes Medicare Claims from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
- 2015 - Data includes Medicare Claims from January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
- 2014 - Data includes Medicare Claims from January 1. 2014 - December 31, 2014
Home Health Compare Measures
- Quality of Patient Care - July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
- CAHPS Survey - Oct 2016 - Sept 2017
Hospice Compare Measures
- Quality of Patient Care - April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
- CAHPS Survey - April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2017
HME / DME / Infusion
- Market intelligence data includes claims ending September 30, 2017.
Note: This article will be updated to reflect the most recent TargetWatch data refresh. This article was last edited on: 06/04/18.