Journal Article

Comparison of the Properties of Regression and Categorical Risk-Adjustment Models

With Richard Fuller, MS, Richard Averill, MS, John Muldoon, Jack Hughes, MD

Published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management
by Richard L. Fuller, MS, Richard F. Averill, MS, John H. Muldoon, MHA, and John S. Hughes, MD

Clinical risk-adjustment, the ability to standardize the comparison of individuals with different health needs, is based upon 2 main alternative approaches: regression models and clinical categorical models. In this article, we examine the impact of the differences in the way these models are constructed on end user applications.

Copyright: Journal of Ambulatory Care Management
Pages: 157–165
Year: 2016

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Source: Journal of Ambulatory Care Management