POSTPONED.  CMS has postponed its scheduled December 6, 2011 national provider call on Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Prior to the call, eligible hospitals will receive a CMS-created simulated, hospital-specific report that is designed to help hospitals anticipate how the VBP will affect hospital payments in fiscal year (FY) 2013. The Simulated Hospital VBP Program reports will include, among other things, the hospital’s estimated incentive payment percentage and the hospital’s total and individual performance scores. The provider call will include a walk-through of the hospital specific report and a question and answer session.  Additional information will be available when a new date is set.