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Geographic Variation in Hospital Admission Rates in the Medicare Population

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

Health care expenditures continue to steadily increase with hospital stays making up about one-third of health care expenditures. A well-functioning…

Research Study

Medicare Beneficiaries with a High Risk of a Poor Outcome from COVID-19

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, Richard Averill, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

Early COVID-19 studies indicate that when older people contract the virus, they have a poorer prognosis, especially those 80 years…


Hospice Care Research: An Analysis of End-of-Life Costs for Terminally Ill Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Cancer Patients

Published by the Society of Actuaries, October 2018,¬† by William Bednar, Joshua Axene, Richard Liliedahl, MD Research report analyzing the…

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Study Validates the Value and Utility of Risk-Adjustment for Stratifying Complex Patients

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Introduction by Norbert Goldfield, MD, and Richard Fuller Increasing value, or more precisely, improving outcomes from health care spending, a